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Lot 217

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Description: JAMES E. CARTER
(b. 1924) Thirty-ninth President of the United States who engineered a break-through in Arab-Israeli relations. Excessively rare A.L.S. "Jimmy" as President on mint green White House letterhead, 1p. 4to., Washington, Nov. 29, 1977 to prominent New York Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. In full: "To Sen. Pat Moynihan I appreciated your constructive press release of 11/18 re telephone communications eavesdropping. Jimmy". Tape remnant at extreme top margin, light abrasion at bottom extreme margin, ink docket at top, else fine. Moynihan was very concerned over the Soviet's ability to electronically eavesdrop on government and civilian telephone conversations. Carter's A.L.S.s as President are of the greatest rarity!

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

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