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Three weeks after leaving the White House, Truman handwrites his former Budget Director: ?What would you do ?Mr. Budget Director? if you had 60,000 unanswered letters on your hand, and no job to buy postage?...?
Typed Letter Signed ?Harry S. Truman? with 32 word handwritten postscript, one page, 6.5? x 8.5?. Kansas City, Missouri, February 10, 1953. To James E. Webb, Washington, D.C. Staple holes in blank upper left corner of letter. Fine condition.In full, ?Your letter of January twenty-first just now reached me and I am certainly glad to know what your connection will be. Of course, I?ll be glad to see you whenever you are in this part of the world.?Only three weeks after leaving the White House, Truman writes his former Budget Director a handwritten postscript: ?What would you do ?Mr. Budget Director? if you had 60,000 unanswered letters on your hand, and no job to buy postage? Answer me in a hurry and with your past efficiency.?Present is the 8? x 10.5? unsigned carbon of Webb?s February 21, 1953 reply. In full, ?Dear Mr. President: I don?t have sixty thousand unanswered letters and I do have a job, and I don?t have the benefit of the advice of the Budge
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