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Typed Note Signed / Signed Leaflet

WALSH, David I. (1872-1947)

From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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This Democratic politician served Massachusetts both as its 46th governor (1914-16) and as senator (1919-47). TNS, 1p, 8" X 10½", Washington, DC, 1937 April 14. Addressed to future Lincoln and Civil War scholar Arnold F. Gates (1914-93). Near fine. Light original horizontal folds. On "United States Senate" letterhead, Walsh transmits (present) a signed copy of a recently-delivered speech. Accompanied by aforementioned speech, an 8vo 8-page "Congressional Record" offprint titled "Reorganization of Federal Judiciary," being the text of the senator's radio address delivered at Carnegie Hall in New York on March 12, 1937. In this fiery speech, Walsh denounces President Roosevelt's controversial court-packing scheme. Signed large and bold near the bottom of the self-cover, along with "Compliments of." Walsh was a well-known critic of FDR's plan to enlarge the Supreme Court, making this signed memento particularly desireable. Bookseller Inventory # 1515

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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