Harry S. Truman 1945 Typed Letter Signed as President – “The New Tasks Ahead”

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33rd President.  Typed letter signed (TLS) “Harry S. Truman” AS PRESIDENT, May 4, 1945, The White House Washington stationery, to Arthur W. Wolf in Kansas City, Missouri, in full:

It was thoughtful of you to write to me.  Your kind assurances are indeed helpful as I go on with the new tasks ahead.  Many thanks.

Accompanied by original White House mailing envelope.  Some creasing and age wear, else fine.

Truman has become President less than a month earlier upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Just 4 days after sending this letter, President Truman officially announced the surrender of Germany from the White House Radio Room on May 8, 1945, signaling the end of World War II.