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Two John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Typed Letters Signed Regarding the Trieste Resolution, 1953.

$2,125$1,700
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3626T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 13, 2021 12:00PM

Description:

Two John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Typed Letters Signed Regarding the Trieste Resolution, 1953. The letters typed in blue ink on United States Senate letterhead addressed to Richard S. Kelley, the letter dated 8 May 1953 seeking contact information regarding Italian and other ethnic organizations in the Somerville, Massachusetts, area for the distribution of speeches made by Kennedy regarding his Senate Resolution calling for a Free Plebiscite to be held in the Territory of Trieste, signed "John" in black ink with added note reading "I hope this is not too much trouble," (folds, staple holes u.r.), 10 1/2 x 8 in.; the letter dated 30 July 1953 acknowledging the receipt of the information requested in the previous letter and thanking Kelley for his help in this matter, signed "John" in blue ink with added note reading "Hope to see you in the fall," (folds, staple holes u.r.), 10 1/2 x 8 in.; with carbon copy of Kelley's letter to JFK 14 May 1953 regarding collecting the information Kennedy requests, (toned, holes along left edge), 11 x 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000


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Keywords

Richard S. Kelley, Jfk, Trieste, Somerville