Harry S. Truman 1948 Typed Letter Signed as President – Just After His Nomination


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33rd President.  Typed letter signed “Harry S. Truman” AS PRESIDENT, July 19, 1948, 7×9, The White House Washington stationery, to Vice Admiral W.W. Smith as Chairman of the United States Maritime Commission , in full:

You were more than kind to send me such a splendid letter of congratulations.  I am very grateful to you for this assurance of your approval and confidence.

Fine example, mailing fold.

On July 15, 1948, Truman had delivered his acceptance speech for the Presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention.