Lot 82: TLS, one page, 8 x 10.5, United States Senate letterhead, February 18, 1959. Letter to Mrs. Edgar Deen of Fort Worth, Texas. In part: "I am very happy to give you my permission to use the picture of Anne Hutchinson in Great Christian Women, and I look forward with much interest to reading your new book. Thank you for your kind reference to my speech before the U. S. Conference of Mayors last September." Scattered creases and a rusty paperclip impression to the upper left, otherwise fine condition. Kennedy had featured Anne Hutchinson, a member of the early Massachusetts Puritan congregation, in his 1957 book Profiles in Courage, citing her for holding true to her ideals and standing up to her minister and Governor Winthrop in holding her own religious meetings.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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