* GETTY, J. Paul (1892-1976). Autograph letter signed ("Paul") to his mother. [Berne or Mexico City], 15 July 1932.
3 pages, 8vo, on a bifolium, on Bellvue Palace Berne stationery, with original holograph addressed envelope (Hotel Ritz, Mexico City envelope postmarked Mexico City), some ink showthrough. Writing his mother, the businessman Getty details his travel from Paris to Switzerland, and discusses both family and business matters: "Dearest Mama, As you see I am among the yodeling Swiss… It must be hard on you to have both your boys away from home. From the reports I get business is going fine and our companies are in a strong position."
Estimate $ 1,000-1,500
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California