31st President. Typed letter signed “Herbert Hoover” AS PRESIDENT, one page, 7 x 9, White House letterhead, March 7, 1929. Letter to Clyde M. Reed as Governor of Kansas, in full:
Your radiogram of congratulations has given me a great deal of pleasure and I want you to know that your expression of confidence is most helpful. I thank you heartily for the message.
Hoover was just 3 days into his Presidency!
The letter is evenly toned, some skipping to ink in signature. Marked “Personal” at top right.