PRESIDENT COOLIDGE WRITES OF HIS UPCOMING VACATION PLANS IN THE BLACK HILLS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, TO A SUPPORTER WITH FASCIST IDEALS
COOLIDGE, (JOHN) CALVIN. (1872-1933). Thirtieth President of the United States (1923-9). Typed Letter boldly Signed, “Calvin Coolidge”, as President, on pale green imprinted: The White House stationery. One full page, quarto. Washington, D.C., June 3, 1927. Very fine condition. To “Honorable Richard Washburn Child, 251 Fifth Avenue, New York City”. [Child (1881–1935) was an American author, diplomat, and promoter of Fascism; in particular Italian Fascism, in the early 20th century.] Coolidge writes:
“My dear Mr. Child: I have received your letter of June 1st, enclosing one from your former Counsellor of Embassy at Rome. Thank you very much indeed for your good wishes for our Summer. Mrs. Coolidge and I are looking forward to our vacation in the Black Hills with a great deal of pleasure. We hope that your own vacation will be a satisfactory and beneficial one. If it should bring you in the neighborhood of the Black Hills be sure to come to see us. Very truly yours, Calvin Coolidge”.
A choice example for a set of Presidential autographs.