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BRADLEY, Omar N. (1893-1981). Autograph letter signed ("Omar N. Bradley"), as General of the Army, to Mr. Plohn, n.p., 9 October, no year. 1 page, small 4to, on United States Army, The Chief of Staff stationery, red pencil underlining and light pencil erasures in upper left blank corner. Bradley requests season tickets to a series of plays for the first Friday night of each engagement. -- GORGAS, William C. (1854-1920). Autograph note signed ("W.C. Gorgas"), n.p., n.d. [ca 25 June 1914). 1 page, 8vo, likely on an endpaper from a novel, with manuscript compliment sentiment from A. Fitzroy Stafford, some browning. Regarding his reading of a novel: "Commenced May 18th, 1914 at Washington, D.C., finished June 25th en route from Atlantic City to Washington." [With:] Signature on a small sheet dated 1889. -- LE MAY, Curtis (1906-1992). Autographed letter signed ("Curtis"), to Jim, Newport Beach, 5 May, no year. 1 page, 4to, on personal stationery, creased, slight soiling to upper left margin, small clear mounting corners to blank area. Le May writes about Anderson, "I don't know anyone better qualified for the job and we certainly need all the clout we can muster." -- PERSHING, John J. (1860-1948). Autograph letter signed ("John J. Pershing"), to Cobb, New York, 14 January 1933. 2 pages, 8vo, bifolium, on Waldorf-Astoria stationery, paperclip impression touching two words, mounting remnants upper blank edge. Pershing turns down a speaking engagement due to "a very annoying case of chronic bronchitis." -- WESTMORELAND, William C. (1914-2005). Long autograph note signed ("W.C. Westmoreland"), to Atul Jain, n.p., n.d. [but 1979]. 1 page, 8vo, on lined sheet, on verso of 14 August 1979 letter to him from Jain, Corona N.Y., folds touching signature. "Yes, we should fear the Russians in the knowledge that they have announced to the world that they seek world domination, and their military and psychological programs are compatable [sic] with that goal. No, we should not fear the peaceful use of nuclear energy." -- Together, 5 manuscripts.
Estimate $ 500-700
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California