33rd President. Typed letter signed “Harry S. Truman” AS PRESIDENT, July 26, 1948, 7×9, The White House Washington stationery, to Mrs. Bainbridge Richardson in Jefferstown, Kentucky, in full:
I certainly appreciate the expressions concerning your distinguished father which your message of July eighteenth conveys.
May I also assure you that I am deeply grateful for your kind word in commendation of the acceptance speech.
Accompanied by original mailing envelope.
Fine example, mailing fold.
On July 15, 1948, Truman had delivered his acceptance speech for the Presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention.
The recipient was the daughter of Colonel Henry Watterson, who was a Confederate soldier and later a Congressman and prominent Kentucky journalist.