42nd President. Typed letter signed “Bill”, October 12, 1978, “Bill Clinton / P.O. Box 615 / Little Rock, Arkansas 72203” stationery, to Glenn Thames in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Clinton has handwritten “Glenn” 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.
In very good condition, evenly toned.
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.