Lot 111: George Bush

RR Auction

2015-12-18 16:58:58


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Lot 111: Three letters signed as vice president, each addressed to Everett Fisher. The first, a TLS, signed "George B," on an embossed 6.25 x 4.25 vice presidential card, November 22, 1983, in part: "Thank you for that very thoughtful letter and those kind words about Barbara's appearance before the Republican Roundtable of Greenwich. She loved being with you"; second, an ALS, signed "George," both sides of an embossed 6.25 x 4.25 vice presidential card, July 20, 1985, in part: "Thanks for yours of July 11th and, again, for your support for the Fund. I still wish we could get to the Walker Cup matches but no avail. I agree on population control"; and a TLS, signed "George," one page, 7.25 x 10.5, personal letterhead, August 1, 1985, in part: "I just learned of your generous contribution to the Fund for America's Future. Your friendship and continuing support are very important to Barbara and me, and you know you have our deepest thanks for this new commitment to us." Bush adds postscripts to the 1983 letter, "See you in Pine Valley, I hope," and to the August letter, "This is the formal thanks—," adding his initials to the latter, "GB." In overall fine condition, with a stray ink mark to right edge of the August letter. Provenance: The Everett Fisher Collection. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467 Wednesday, 13th January 2016 Estimate: $800-1000
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