11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00 AMCalender

Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972), Presentation Copy

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM


Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972), Presentation Copy, Signed copy of the State of the Union, 1946, including The Budget of the United States Government For the Fiscal Year Ending June 30 1947, gilt lettered three quarter morocco, signed on prelim page LXXV, 11 1/2 x 9 in., (chipping, hinges starting, internally excellent). Note: For the first time in American history, it was Constitutionally mandated to have a State of the Union address delivered by the President. On the heels of the war, the message was vintage Harry Truman, direct, unwavering, and practical.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


Harry Truman, State of the Union, United States Government For the Fiscal Year Ending, President