42nd President. Typed letter signed “Bill”, May 3, 1978, “Bill Clinton / 1020 West Thirs / Little Rock, Arkansas 72201” stationery, to Mr. and Mrs. Billy Stamper in Springdale, Arkansas. Clinton has handwritten “Bill & Lou” in the salutation, in full:
Thank you for your contribution to the campaign. I want you to know that I appreciate your expression of support.
I look forward to working with you in the coming months. If you ever have advice or suggestions on what I need to be doing both during and after the campaign, please let me know.
Again, thanks for your support. I hope to continue to merit your confidence.
Clinton has added “Thanks” in his hand at bottom.
In very good condition, folds.
On November 7, 1978, Bill Clinton was elected Governor of Arkansas for the first time with 59.55% of the vote. Clinton, at the age of thirty-two, became the youngest Arkansas governor, the youngest governor in the United States since Harold E. Stassen won in Minnesota in 1938 at the age of thirty-one, and the youngest governor in nation at this time. In 1992 he was elected third-youngest U.S. President.