Lot 323: TLS signed "J. E. Hoover," one page, 7 x 9.25, Federal Bureau of Investigation letterhead, December 17, 1941. Letter to Harry Lownsbury, in part: "Your thoughtfulness in writing as you did is greatly appreciated, and you may be assured your letter has been placed on record for reference in the event it is found possible to take advantage of your offer in the future. I believe that the best way in which individuals can be of service at the present time is through furnishing to representatives of this organization any information they may have in connection with the violation of statutes under our jurisdiction." In fine condition, with trivial soiling. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. Interesting content, especially in its connection the the attack on Pearl Harbor of just ten days prior.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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