Lot 203: John D. Rockefeller

RR Auction

2015-08-21 10:51:43

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Lot 203: TLS signed "John D. Rockefeller, Jr.," one page, 8.5 x 11, United War Work Campaign letterhead, October 15, 1918. Letter to New York Supreme Court Judge Morgan J. O'Brien, in part: "I beg to confirm herewith your appointment as captain of one of the Men's Teams in the United War Work Campaign in Greater New York, which is to take place November 11th to 18th. Please find enclosed a memorandum giving the names of the captains thus far appointed. Several others are still to be heard from. Upon receipt of this letter you are at liberty to begin making up your team, and may select women as well as men if you so desire. Mr. William M. Kingsley, 45 Wall Street, the Chairman of the Men's Teams, will be happy to cooperate with you in this and any other matters pertaining to the work of the teams." The text "United War Work Campaign" underlined in brown pencil by an unknown hand. A tiny tear to left edge and torn punch holes to top edge, otherwise fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: $600-800
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