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Lot #265
William J. Donovan

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American military and intelligence officer (1883–1959) who won the Medal of Honor in World War I and later headed the Office of Strategic Services, the predecessor of the CIA. TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, law office letterhead, November 10, 1933. Donovan writes to Lorena Phillips in Oakland. In full: “I appreciated very much your kind letter of November 4th….” Intersecting mailing folds and somewhat irregular ink flow to signature resulting in a few dropped strokes, otherwise fine condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #331 - Ended March 12, 2008