Lee Harvey Oswald ALS to His Mother from Russia, Warren Commission Evidence
Autograph Letter Signed, “Lee”, October 22, 1959, Minsk, 3 pp. (front and verso, integral leaf), 5.5” x 8” (folded), on lined paper, to his mother, Marguerite. Warren Commission Exhibit No. 183. Laminated, slight wrinkling, else Fine condition. Includes a Letter of Authenticity from PSA/DNA. From the collection of Ron Hoskins, assassinologist.
In part, spelling and grammar unchanged, “Dear Mother, / Sorry to take so long to write but I thought sometime might have come up but we’re still waiting. / I received your birthday card on the 14th thanks for the thought. / Marina’s maiden name was Proosakova, her aunt and uncles address in Minsk is …they don’t speak any English, however, her uncle is a army colonel, soon to retire. / You neede’nt worry about my losing American citizenship I can only do that if I want to, and I don’t want too. / Marina unfortunately doesn’t speak any English at all, I would like her to learn, and I’ve bought some books for her on the subject, but she doesn’t want to learn … P.S. / Did you receive my letter with some pictures of Minsk in it??
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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.
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