White House Letter & Envelope - SIGNED by Matthew J. Connelly (Secretary to the President)

White House Letter & Envelope - SIGNED by Matthew J. Connelly (Secretary to the President)

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This is a letter sent to my great aunt from The White House, signed by Matthew J. Connelly, Secretary to the President of the United States in 1952. The letter is to thank her for a letter she had sent to President Harry Truman two weeks earlier. The letter was addressed and dated from Kansas City, Missouri July 30, 1952. However, the envelope is stamped and post dated from Aug 1 or 18 at 4pm in Washington, D.C. Both the letter and the envelope are official White House letterhead. The signature is completely real and is not printed or copied on! Great condition letter, very well preserved, although there is a small red mark just to the left of the signature. The envelope measures 3 5/8" x 6 1/2". The letter measures 3 1/4" x 6 1/4" when folded and 9 1/4" x 6 1/4" when open.
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This is a letter sent to my great aunt from The White House, signed by Matthew J. Connelly, Secretary to the President of the United States in 1952. The letter is to thank her for a letter she had sent to President Harry Truman two weeks earlier. The letter was addressed and dated from Kansas City, Missouri July 30, 1952. However, the envelope is stamped and post dated from Aug 1 or 18 at 4pm in Washington, D.C. Both the letter and the envelope are official White House letterhead. The signature is completely real and is not printed or copied on! Great condition letter, very well preserved, although there is a small red mark just to the left of the signature. The envelope measures 3 5/8" x 6 1/2". The letter measures 3 1/4" x 6 1/4" when folded and 9 1/4" x 6 1/4" when open.

Matthew J. Connelly served as the Appointments Secretary to President Truman from 1945–1953. The appointments secretary was the guardian of the President's time. He had the responsibility of acting as "gatekeeper" and decided who got to meet with him.

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