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Ness, Eliot (1903-1957) Typed Letter Signed, Cleveland, 12 September 1940.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
81
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Ness, Eliot (1903-1957) Typed Letter Signed, Cleveland, 12 September 1940.
Single sheet, typed on one side, City of Cleveland, Department of Public Safety letterhead, while Ness served as Director. To Patrolman Paul Reschke, congratulating him on his recent apprehension of "three dangerous criminals." Old folds, matted and framed with an atmospheric period photograph of Ness; the letter 8 1/2 x 11 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

With A.A.U. authentication sticker.


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Ness, Cleveland, Paul Reschke, Director, Department of Public Safety, Patrolman

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