Western Union telegram, 8.25 x 6.25, sent to Neil Armstrong from Ohio Governor James A. Rhodes, stamp-dated July 24, 1969. In full: “Congratulations to you and fellow astronauts on your magnificent journey to and from the Moon. The contributions you have made to the betterment of mankind are just beginning to be realized and will be immeasurable. All Ohioans are extremely proud of your great achievement which will live in history forever. Most of all, however, we join with your mother and dad in thanking god for bringing all of you back safely to Earth. We look forward to the day when you come to Ohio.” In fine condition, with uniform toning. RRAuction COA.
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