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Lot #344
Douglas MacArthur

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ALS, one page, 5.25 x 7, August 28, 1951. MacArthur writes to Pat. In full: “Best of luck in your fine figth [sic] to get well.” The original recipient, Pat Long, was a North Carolina teenager who, while confined to an iron lung for polio treatment during his senior year in high school (1950–51), received good wishes and autographed items from around the world. Accompanied by copies of related clippings about Long and his collection. Mild handling wear and mailing fold touching one letter, otherwise fine condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #330 - Ended February 13, 2008