Three John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Typed Letters Signed to Richard S. Kelley and Related Correspondence Regarding Efforts to Secure a Military Commission for an Optometrist, 1953. A Fourteen letters and documents archive spanning 3 February to late August 1953 regarding the efforts of Dr. William F. Rosselli's efforts to obtain an appointment of Optometrist with a Lieutenant's commission in the armed forces; correspondence includes letters from Captain Paul B. Lord, U.S. Army Reserve; Richard S. Kelley; Dr. William F. Rosselli; Major General Hugh M. Milton II and three JFK letters to Richard S. Kelley typed in blue ink on United States Senate letterhead including 6 February 1953 signed "John" in blue ink with added note reading "Sorry I cannot be of more help on this"; 24 March 1953 signed "John Kennedy" in blue ink; and 1 April 1953 signed "John" in black ink, (Kennedy letters have folds, and staple holes/stains in u.l. corner and some discoloration along left edge; other letters have folds, stains, tears, losses), Kennedy letters 10 1/2 x 8 in.
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