* [FIRST LADIES].
BUSH, Barbara (b. 1925). Typed letter signed ("Barbara"), as the Vice President's wife, to Madelin (Mrs. Thayer) Gilpatric, [Washington, D.C.], 21 December 1988. 1 page, 8vo, on personal stationery with a red, white, and blue border, handwritten postscript. "I agree with you on the luxury tax...but then I wasn't elected." -- EISENHOWER, Mamie Doud (1896-1975). Autograph letter signed ("Mamie Eisenhower"), to Mr. Pruett, [Gettysburg], 9 Februrary 1977. 1 page, 8vo, on personal stationery. In full: "Sorry I do not think I can help you identify the pictures of President Johnson. They are all interesting photos." -- ROOSEVELT, Eleanor (1884-1962). Autograph letter signed ("Eleanor Roosevelt"), to Mrs. D. Basil, Albany, 20 September . 2 pages, 8vo, on State of New York Executive Mansion Albany stationery, with stamped addressed and postmarked envelope, paperclip burn in blank upper margin, short tear at top edge. Writing the wife of her husband's law firm partner, D. Basil O'Connor (of Roosevelt & O'Connor). -- TRUMAN, Bess Wallace (1885-1982). Autograph letter signed, as First Lady, to Mrs. Barnet Nover, Washington, D.C., [25 October 1949.] 2 pages, 8vo, bifolium, on White House stationery, with original hand-addressed envelope, some light browning. "It was so thoughtful of you to write me about my Denver family. I had heard from them, of course, of your visit and how greatly they had enjoyed both of you." -- Together, 4 manuscripts.
Estimate $ 500-700
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California