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Item 34 - Ellen Wilson Catalog 576 (Feb 2020)

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First lady (born 1860) and wife of Woodrow Wilson who died on August 6, 1914, less than two years into her husband's first presidential term. Woodrow Wilson married Edith Bolling Galt the following year. ALS signed “Ellen A. Wilson,” penned at the bottom of a typed letter from the office of Governor Woodrow Wilson to collector Eugene V. Brewster, one page, 8 x 9.75, State of New Jersey, Executive Department letterhead, October 6, 1911. Ellen's handwritten response: "This unsigned letter has been sent over from the State House together with yours of Nov. 1st. As Mr. Wilson has just left for ten days or so, I take the liberty of sending it on as it is, with a cancelled check. Yours very sincerely." She adds "Mrs. Wilson" in the lower left corner. In fine condition. From the collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

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