41st President. Typed letter signed (TLS) “George Bush” AS VICE PRESIDENT, December 10, 1982, 8×10.5, The Vice President Washington stationery, to Congressman Bill Young, sending him effusive birthday wishes, in full:
Allow me to join your family and friends in honoring you this evening for your role as an outstanding member of the Republican Party. You are indeed a member of Congress to whom we look for both leadership and example. Permit me to express my personal appreciation for all you have done on behalf of the Republican efforts and in your capacity as a leading member of the United States House of Representatives.
Barbara joins me in thanking you for years of selfless contribution to both country and party and, most certainly, in wishing you the warmest good wishes as you celebrate your birthday on December 16th.
Congratulations and best wishes!