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American Admiral & Chief of Staff to FDR, William D. Leahy, ANS Plus
8/17/2015 - Autographs: Timed Online Auction
Lot of 5 items related to Admiral William D. Leahy (1875-1959), the Chief of Staff to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The lot includes an ALS from Leahy on White house stationery; a personal ALS from Leahy's brother John to their "Dear sister Margret;" an invitation from the Naval Cadets for a "Series of Winter Hops;" two envelopes addressed to Margret; and a newspaper clipping with photographs of Leahy.

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Typical folds on the paper; toning on the pages.
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Duke of Wellington ANS
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