WILLIAM H. BECK - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/04/1929 - HFSID 35459
Sale Price $81.00
WILLIAM H. BECK
1929 letter from the Assistant to Henry Stimson, 46th United States Secretary of State
Typed letter signed: "William H. Beck" in black ink, 1 page, 8x10½. Department of State, Washington, D.C., June 4, 1929. On the Office of the Secretary letterhead to "My dear Senator Calder" Senator William M. Calder, New York, in full: "The Secretary has directed me to send you the enclosed letter of introduction which he has issued to Mr. Abraham Silk, at your instance. It has given the Secretary pleasure to do this for Mr. Silk. Very truly yours," William H. Beck was the assistant to Secretary of State Henry Stimson (1867-1950). Stimson, who served as the Secretary of State from 1929-1933, was first the 45th Secretary of War from 1911 to 1913. He was also the Governor General of the Philippines (1927-1929). President Roosevelt brought him back into office a second time as The United States Secretary of War during World War II (1940-1945). 8x3¾ portion of page torn from 8x10¾ (2 separate pieces, not affecting signature). Creased and toned with 2 inch separation at fold. Toned. Pencil notes on verso (unknown hand).
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