VICE PRESIDENT HUBERT H. HUMPHREY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 09/14/1977 - HFSID 56721
Sale Price $234.00
HUBERT H. HUMPHREY
One of only six men to serve in the U.S. Senate after his Vice Presidential term.
Typed Letter Signed: "Hubert H. Humphrey" as U.S. Senator, 1p, 8x10½. Washington, D.C., 1977 September 14. To Mr. E.P. McKean-Smith, Coquille, Oregon. In full: "Just a note of thanks for your thoughtful and warm message. I hope that I will continue to merit your trust and confidence. Again, my thanks for your gracious letter." Humphrey served as Mayor of Minneapolis from 1945-1949, when he became Senator from Minnesota (1949-1965). He was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President in 1952 and 1960. Humphrey, who served as LBJ's Vice President from 1965-1969, was defeated by Nixon in the 1968 presidential election.Returning to the Senate, Humphrey served from January 3, 1971 to his death from cancer on January 13, 1978, four months after writing this letter. Lightly creased, horizontal fold touches descender in "y". Two file nicks in blank left margin, light stain in bottom right margin. Overall, fine condition.
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