January 2015 Auction Ends Thursday, January 29th, 5pm Pacific
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 1/29/2015
Admiral Ernest J. King typed letter signed during World War II. Dated 27 December 1944 as Fleet Admiral and Chief of Naval Operations, King writes to an author, turning down his request to pen a forward to a book on oil. In part ''...The dissemination of information concerning the importance of petroleum to the general welfare of our country and to the vital part it plays in warfare is important. However, because I have little time other than my official duties...I must therefore decline...[signed] E.J. King''. Single page on naval U.S. Fleet stationery measures 8'' x 10''. Near fine.
Admiral Ernest J. King Letter Signed During WWII -- ''...The importance of petroleum to the general welfare of our country and to the vital part it plays in warfare is important...''Admiral Ernest J. King Letter Signed During WWII -- ''...The importance of petroleum to the general welfare of our country and to the vital part it plays in warfare is important...''
Admiral Ernest J. King Letter Signed During WWII -- ''...The importance of petroleum to the general welfare of our country and to the vital part it plays in warfare is important...''
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Final prices include buyers premium.: $188
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Auction closed on Thursday, January 29, 2015.
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