John Kennedy Signed Budget Proposal for Heath, Education and Welfare. Ex. Forbes
Single page typed letter signed on White House stationary. Dated "March 18, 1963", and signed by John F. Kennedy as "John Kennedy". Colored pencil mark to upper right corner and a stamp of "Received March 18, 1963" above the letterhead. Near fine with several staple holes. Ex. The Forbes Collection. Malcolm Forbes (1919-1990), American owner-publisher of Forbes magazine, and consummate collector, amassed one of the most substantial and broad collections of such breadth and depth that it filled a half-dozen residences, and sat on three continents. Many of his manuscripts were sold in multi-million dollar sales by Christie's in the early 2000s. The Forbes name is considered to be the apex of provenance when attached to an item like the one above. We are honored to have been chosen by the family to sell at auction the substantial balance of the collection.
A letter from Kennedy to the Speaker of the House of Representatives on proposed amendments to the budget for the fiscal year 1964, "involving decreases in the amount of $50,000,000 for the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and $1,117,000 for the Department of State. The details of these amendments, the necessity therefor, and the reasons for their submission at this time are set forth in the attached letter
This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.
WE PROVIDE IN-HOUSE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE!