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JANET BOUVIER AUCHINCLOSS(1907 - 1989) Mother of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis; she often stood in for her daughter as hostess for official White House functions. Fine content T.L.S. "Janet Lee Auchinloss" 1p. 8vo., Washington, [Mar. 21, 1964], to noted author Jim Bishop, four months following the death of her son-in-law. Bishop had complete his book A Day in the Life of President Kennedy just ten days prior to this letter. In part: "...I enjoyed the book very much, although it made me very sad. More and more as the years go by, it will be interesting to see what a day in a President's life and that of his family was like...". She adds in a holograph postscript: "I hope we may meet one day. I have always enjoyed your writing". Staple hole at top left, very good. With the original envelope.
Estimate $ 200-300

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