33rd President. Typed letter signed (TLS) “Harry S. Truman”, December 27, 1971, 7.25×10.5, personal stationery from Independence, Missouri, to his nephew Fred L. Truman and his wife Audrey in Prairie Village, Kansas, in full:
Christmas would not be the same without a greeting from you.
Aunt Bess and I appreciate your thoughtfulness in remembering us and we send every good wish for a Bright and Happy New Year.
Mailing folds, else very fine.
Truman would live a day less than 1 year from this letter as he died on December 27, 1972.