Historic Typed Letter Signed on House of Representatives letterhead
Place Published: Washington, D.C.
Date Published: 1950
Description: 1 page, 10.5 x 8 inches, Washington, D.C., May 16, (1950). Signed by Congressmen on the bi-partisam committee to create the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, including committee chairman Hale Boggs. Also signed by Mike Mansfield, Walter Judd, Christian Herter, Robert Hale, George Miller, and others. Historic typed letter signed to a fellow Congressman, seeking support for the creation of what became NATO, in part: "We, the undersigned, joined on January 15 in reintroducing into the House the Atlantic Union Resolution (H. Con. Res. 26-33, 35, 37 and 48) which has gathered increasing support...We believe that this Resolution provides a practical and effective means of achieving the greater unity of the North Atlantic countries which has now become essential..." Staple hole and small tear on the upper left corner; otherwise near fine.Signed: Y
Book ID: 137547