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AMERICANA & PAINTINGS AUCTION August 1-3, 2018 All sessions begin at 10 a.m. in East Dennis, Massachusetts

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resident John F. Kennedy’s message of courage, unity, and hope resonates today as much as it did when he took office in 1961. Through legislation that expanded civil rights and environmental protections, and that created the Peace Corps and took steps toward disarmament, he inspired generations to be politically and socially active, and to become diligent global citizens. When he challenged America to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade, he was asking us to reach for the stars, and we did.

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Assassinated just 1,036 days into his Presidency, Kennedy’s legacy remains unfinished. A charismatic leader, a great orator, a champion of the poor, a patron of the arts, a skilled diplomat, a war hero, an idealist, an innovator, the husband of a beautiful and intelligent wife, the father of two adorable children – in our national memory, Kennedy still commands our fascination for who he was, and for what he might have become. It is appropriate that some of his personal items would be auctioned here on Cape Cod, not far from his Hyannis Port home, a place where he came to rest, to be with his family, and to be inspired by the area’s natural beauty. Kennedy’s love of Cape Cod and the sea is

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well-known, and he created the National Seashore to protect the area so that future generations could be similarly inspired. Many of the lots presented here are testament to Kennedy’s devotion to this country and the vision he had for it as president, and others provide a glimpse of the man who doodled during meetings and let his son jump on the furniture. Combined, they help paint a portrait of one of America’s most dynamic figures. The sale of these items presents an extraordinary opportunity to share in the legend of “Camelot” and to ensure Kennedy’s fervent hope for a better America continues to live on in future generations.

“I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.” John F. Kennedy, October 26, 1963

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1322. AARON ABRAHAM SHIKLER New York, 1922-2015 Study for John F. Kennedy’s official White House portrait. Signed and dated lower right “AAS ‘70”. White chalk and charcoal on gray-green paper by J. Green & Son, England, 32” x 23”. Framed 40” x 31”. 80,000/120,000 Provenance: Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, Lot #152.

The official White House portraits of both President Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline were painted by Aaron Shikler. Mrs. Kennedy was introduced to the master portraitist’s work by members of the Lawford branch of the Kennedy family, and in 1967 she commissioned the artist to paint portraits of her children and a family portrait for her personal collection. In 1970, Mrs. Kennedy was a member of the committee that selected Shikler for President Kennedy’s official posthumous portrait, which was to hang in the White House in perpetuity. Upon his selection, Shikler produced five studies to present to Mrs. Kennedy: two larger works, both likely candidates for the official portrait, and three smaller works. The portrait offered here is one of the two larger studies presented to Mrs. Kennedy. The other larger study was selected for the official portrait, the iconic view of the president, depicted with his head bowed and his arms folded across his chest.

Shikler, who had never met the president, created the studies and the final portrait based on photographs. He told the Washington Post in 1971, “I painted him with his head bowed, not because I think of him as a martyr, but because I wanted to show him as a president who was a thinker. A thinking president is a rare thing.” Shikler completed the official White House portrait of Mrs. Kennedy at the same time, and both were unveiled February 4, 1971. Mrs. Kennedy’s portrait, which depicts her in a full-length peach gown, hangs in the East Wing. Shikler also painted a posthumous portrait of Robert F. Kennedy, which hangs in the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building, as well as portraits of President Ronald Reagan, First Lady Nancy Reagan and Queen Noor of Jordan. Shikler is among the most important American portraitists of the 20th Century.

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1324. ROCKING CHAIR FROM JOHN F. KENNEDY’S 1323. JOHN F. KENNEDY’S OAK ROCKING CHAIR UPHOLSTERED BY LARRY ARATA PERSONAL SUITE AT THE CARLYLE HOTEL, NEW YORK Oak frame with padded arms and caned back and seat topped with loose cushions. Stamped under Oak frame under a dark mahogany stain, with a caned seat and back. Back height 43.5”. Width 26”. left arm “Manufacturer of the original Carolina Depth 20”. 50,000/70,000 Rocker P & P Chair Company Asheboro, North Carolina”. Upholstery with label “Larry Arata’s Provenance: Custom Upholstery of the Kennedy Rocker”. Plaque on underside of arm rest marked “President Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, John F. Kennedy The White House One of Three Lot #110. Original Rockers Used In Oval Office Designed by Dr. Janet Travell” and a paper label on underside of other arm marked “The President”. Back height 43.25”. Width 28”. Depth 34”. 50,000/70,000 Provenance: Sotheby’s, The Estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, April 23-26, 1996, Lot #56.

President Kennedy used rocking chairs, per the recommendation of Dr. Janet Travell, to alleviate chronic and severe pain in his back, which he injured during World War II while heroically rescuing the crew of PT-109 after it sank in the Solomon Islands. Sitting for long meetings aggravated his back, so he commissioned a number of rocking chairs to use in the White House and at his various personal residences. Lot 1324 was used at Kennedy’s suite at the Carlyle, sometimes referred to as the “New York White House” given how frequently he stayed there. It was at the Carlyle that he decided to invite Robert Frost to recite a poem at his Inauguration. Jacqueline Kennedy, who was in the midst of an historic restoration of the White House, purportedly balked at including a simple rocker amongst the mansion’s furnishings, supposedly saying, “A rocker is a rocker and there isn’t much you can do to make it look like anything else”. However, rockers have been beloved by Americans since Benjamin Franklin is said to have devised the form in the 18th Century, and Kennedy was probably not the first president to use one.

Kennedy conducted many meetings while seated in rocking chairs, famously quipping, “It gives you a sense of motion without any sense of danger”.

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Pens used in signing the following legislation: 1) Executive Order 10924 establishing the Peace Corps, March 1, 1961. Orders the State Department to establish a temporary Peace Corps, which would send trained and able Americans to areas of need throughout the world. The Peace Corps Act was enacted later that year, establishing a permanent agency. 2) Area Redevelopment Act, May 1, 1961. Authorizes the Area Redevelopment Administration to borrow money from the Treasury to finance loans for industrial and rural redevelopment, purchase or development of lands, technical assistance and vocational training. 3) Social Security Benefits, June 30, 1961. Extended Social Security benefits, raised the minimum monthly benefit, lowered the collection age from 65 to 62 at a reduced rate, and increased benefits to survivors and dependents. 1325

4) Housing Act Bill, June 30, 1961. Drastically increased Federal funds for urban renewal, elderly housing, mass transit incentives and utility improvements. 5) Federal Water Pollution HR 6441, July 20, 1961. Doubled the Federal effort to stop water pollution. 6) National Seashore Park HR 5857, August 7, 1961. Established the Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts. 7) Wheat and Feed Grain Bill, August 8, 1961. Aimed to reduce crop surplus and increase farm income. 8) Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Offenses Control Act of 1961, September 22, 1961. Established the first Federal program to combat juvenile delinquency.

1325. COLLECTION OF FIFTEEN PENS PRESIDENT KENNEDY USED TO SIGN LANDMARK LAWS Easterbrook fountain pens each imprinted “The President - The White House”, used in signing some of the most important legislation of the Kennedy administration, including laws pertaining to nuclear disarmament, protection of the environment and the establishment of the Peace Corps. Accompanied by a letter of authentication from Dave Powers, the first curator of the John F. Kennedy Library. Also includes two colored photographs of John F. Kennedy signing legislation in the Oval Office. Pens housed together in a shadow box frame with plaque marked “Landmark Laws of the John F. Kennedy Administration 19611963” and plaques identifying each pen. Shadow box 13.75” x 19.75”. 60,000/90,000 Provenance: Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, Lot #168. These pens were specially designed to Kennedy’s writing specifications. Kennedy can be credited with popularizing the tradition of giving out signing pens as keepsakes.

9) U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, September 26, 1961. Created the first comprehensive agency aimed at disarmament. 10) Public Welfare Amendments of 1962, July 26, 1962. The first update of public welfare legislation since the program was established in 1938, the Amendment provided for work training and family rehabilitation. 11) World’s Largest Atomic Power Plant, September 26, 1962. Authorized construction of a plant in Hanford, Washington. 12) Trade Expansion Act, October 11, 1962. Strengthened trade with Europe through reduced tariffs. 13) Racial Discrimination Act of 1962, November 20, 1962. Barred racial and religious discrimination in Federally funded housing. 14) Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, October 7, 1963. Prohibited above-ground nuclear testing, signed jointly by the United States, the Soviet Union and the United Kingdom. It was the first disarmament agreement of the nuclear era, and was one of Kennedy’s most notable achievements. 15) Maternal and Child Health and Mental Retardation Planning Amendments Act of 1963, October 24, 1963. Authorized grants to cover prenatal care for low-income pregnant women.

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1326. JOHN F. KENNEDY’S PT-109 TIE CLIP Gold-colored tie clip in the form of patrol torpedo boat PT-109 in water, with “Kennedy” etched into the hull. Housed in a wooden frame with a letter of authenticity on White House stationery from Martin Underwood, special assistant to the president, dated January 1964. Clip height .75”. Length 2.75”. Framed 9.85” x 7.85”. 30,000/50,000 Provenance: Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, Lot #330.

PT (Patrol Torpedo) boats are closely associated with Kennedy, who commanded one during World War II and who heroically endeavored to save members of his PT-109 crew after it sank in the Solomon Islands in 1943. The PT-109 tie clips were made in the 1960s and were highly coveted by Kennedy-era officials. On November 21, 1963, a mere 18 hours before his assassination, President Kennedy wore this tie clip at a testimonial dinner in Houston. Kennedy’s special assistant, Martin Underwood, took this clip from the president’s tie that night and replaced it with an identical one.

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1327. PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY’S PERSONAL STEREO AND A SELECTION OF RECORDS A portable Fisher Allegro FM stereo with brown wooden case, and records “Champagne Candlelight and Kisses” by Jackie Gleason, “Some Enchanted Evening” by Alfred Apaka and “Music for Dining” by the Melachrino Strings and Orchestra. Also includes letters of authenticity from Kennedy’s secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, on White House stationery. Stereo height 13.25”. Width 32.75”. Depth 16.75”. Speaker height 16.25”. Width 15.25”. Depth 4”. 18,000/22,000

This stereo was an important personal object of the president’s, and he brought it with him when he traveled so he could always listen to his favorite music. (A master sergeant was responsible for setting up the stereo in advance of the president’s arrival at various destinations.) This was a highquality, innovative model for its day.

Provenance: Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, Lot #415.

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1328. LETTER OPENER USED BY JOHN F. KENNEDY IN THE OVAL OFFICE Brass letter opener with handle in the form of an oyster or mussel shell. Framed with a letter of authenticity on White House stationery addressed to Robert White from Evelyn Lincoln, secretary to President Kennedy. Lincoln writes that Kennedy “first used it as a letter opener, then switched to a paper weight.” Opener length 6”. Frame 13.5” x 17”. 1,000/1,500 Provenance: Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, Lot #157.

1329. JOHN F. KENNEDY’S CRYSTAL ASHTRAY, USED IN THE OVAL OFFICE Kept on a coffee table in the Oval Office during Kennedy’s presidency. Ashtray with round base surmounted by a medallion etched with an American eagle. Marked on underside “Juliani France”. Includes a letter of authenticity on White House stationery from Evelyn Lincoln, President Kennedy’s secretary. Housed in a glass and wood case. Ashtray height 4”. Length 3.5”. Case height 11.5”. 800/1,200 Provenance: Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, Lot #161.

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1330. NINE PAGES OF NOTES HANDWRITTEN BY JOHN F. KENNEDY ABOUT VIETNAM Circa 1953. On lined United States Senate paper. Housed together in a single frame. Pages 10.5” x 8” sight. Frame 34” x 42”. 30,000/50,000 Provenance: Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, Lot #187.

These notes reflect some of Kennedy’s earliest thoughts on the political situation in Southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Kennedy had traveled to Vietnam in the early 1950s to observe first-hand the political climate there. These notes refer to troop movement, U.S. aid, the Gulf of Tonkin and forcing France to allow independence.

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1331. LETTER FROM THURSTON MORTON TO SENATOR JOHN F. KENNEDY Two typewritten pages addressed “My dear Senator Kennedy” and dated May 13, 1953. Thurston Morton, assistant Secretary of State, was responding to 47 questions Kennedy posed in a May 6, 1953 letter regarding the military and political situation in Indochina. Both pages housed together in a single frame. Frame 31” x 15.5”. 2,000/3,000

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1332. JOHN F. KENNEDY’S SILK SCARF A Bronzini silk scarf depicting a pair of bronze donkeys and multiple blue stars on a white ground. The Democratic National Committee used this scarf as part of a fundraising campaign and gave one to Kennedy, who kept it outside the Oval Office. Framed with letter of authenticity on White House stationery addressed to Robert White from Evelyn Lincoln, secretary to President Kennedy. Scarf 18.5” x 18.5” sight. Framed 27” x 36”. 800/1,200

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Provenance: Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, Lot #77.

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1333. COPY OF PROFILES IN COURAGE WRITTEN BY JOHN F. KENNEDY Published by Harper, New York, 1959. Octavo volume with blue cloth binding and dust jacket. Handwritten inscription “To Gloria” and signed by Kennedy on the first free endpaper. Book housed in a glass and wood case. Case height 11”. Width 15”. Depth 14”. 2,000/3,000 Provenance: Christie’s, May 14, 1997, Lot #188. Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, Lot #188G.

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Profiles in Courage provides biographical sketches of eight United States Senators whom Kennedy believed had exhibited remarkable courage and integrity while under exorbitant pressure from their parties and constituents. Much of the book profiles senators who strived to delay or avoid the Civil War, despite the criticism and loss of popularity it yielded them. The book became a best seller and won the 1957 Pulitzer Prize. Kennedy wrote it during his leave of absence from the Senate in 1954, when he was recovering from near-fatal back surgery. He had a long-standing interest in acts of political courage; his senior thesis at Harvard, later published as Why England Slept, described British political leader’s failure of courage in countering opposition to rearmament, leaving the country vulnerable in the early years of World War II. Kennedy is said to have been inspired by the conflicting pressures he himself had faced as a Congressman and a Senator, and his experiences as commander of PT-109.

1334. AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF PROFILES IN COURAGE Signed “John Kennedy”, “LBJ” (Lyndon B. Johnson), and two other illegible signatures. Housed in a shadow box frame. Frame 24” x 16.5”. 1,500/2,500

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1335. JOHN F. KENNEDY’S LAST PENCIL DOODLES BEFORE ASSASSINATION Two pages from a Rice Hotel, Houston, notepad, with handwritten pencil notes by President Kennedy, including “plan trip”, “hotel”, and “Sara McClendon” on one page and “Talk with Bob & Harley [?]”, “Jackie” and “Dan” on the other. Framed together with printed provenance information and a color photograph of the president and Mrs. Kennedy at the Dallas airport. Notes both 6” x 4” sight. Photo 9.75” x 7” sight. Frame 28” x 22.5”. 25,000/35,000 Provenance: Christie’s, May 14, 1997, Lot #190. Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, Lot #382.

These are among the last notes made by President Kennedy, who was known to doodle during meetings and while he was on the telephone. These notes were amongst the papers retained by Evelyn Lincoln, the president’s secretary, who inscribed one page with the date “Nov 21, 1963”.

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1336. SAILBOAT AND OTHER DOODLES BY JOHN F. KENNEDY Yellow legal paper with doodles of one of Kennedy’s favorite pastimes, sailing. Images of sailboats interspersed with images of arrows as well as his name and other writing. Framed with a circa 1961 black and white photograph of Kennedy drawing. Legal paper 12” x 7.75”. Photograph 8” x 6.5”. Frame 14.5” x 18”. 3,000/5,000 Provenance: Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, Lot #252.

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1337. COLLECTION OF LETTERS AND NOTES, SOME HANDWRITTEN BY JOHN F. KENNEDY Includes two pages of “John F. Kennedy” notepaper with assorted handwritten notes by Kennedy, a Jewish War Veterans envelope addressed to “Honorable John F. Kennedy” with handwritten notes by Kennedy, and two pages of lined yellow paper with handwritten pencil notes, mostly names, dates and numbers, in a different hand than Kennedy’s. Housed together in a single frame 27.5” x 26.5”. 3,000/5,000

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This ottoman was kept in the Kennedy 1338. JOHN F. KENNEDY’S BROWN LEATHER OTTOMAN With gold star design and black and white woven trim. family’s private living quarters in the Includes a letter of authenticity on personal stationery from White House. It was particularly enjoyed John F. Kennedy’s special assistant Martin Underwood. by John F. Kennedy, Jr., who liked to jump Ottoman height 13”. Diameter 22”. 7,000/10,000 on and off it. Provenance: Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, Lot #382.

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1339. KENNEDY FAMILY ALBUM Includes a large black and white photograph of John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy on their wedding day, an invitation to the September 12, 1953 wedding with enclosure cards, a typed guest list for the wedding with names and addresses and handwritten notations, an undated invitation to a Kennedy family dance in Hyannisport, an invitation to the Joseph P. Kennedy Memorial dedication November 26, 1949, a Robert F. Kennedy mass card, condolence thank you notes from Mrs. Kennedy, a Kennedy bumper sticker, assorted memorial service programs and memorial prints, and more. Contained within two frames and a burgundy velour-covered album titled “Memories” and with a photo of Jacqueline Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy and John Kennedy, Jr. in sleeve on cover. Album 13” x 13.75”. 800/1,200

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1340. ALTAR RAILING GATE FROM JOHN AND JACQUELINE KENNEDY’S WEDDING CEREMONY From the Church of Saint Mary in Newport, Rhode Island, where Senator John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier on September 12, 1953. The altar gate was custom-made for the church from solid cast bronze. Height 25.25”. Width 29.5”. 8,000/12,000 Provenance: Guernsey’s, Artifacts and Documents Relating to the Life and Career of John F. Kennedy, March 18-19, 1998, Lot #267A.

While few photographs of the actual exchange of vows between the couple exist, one photo in the Kennedy Library archives depicts them kneeling in front of this gate.

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1341. COLLECTION OF ELEVEN IMPORTANT PHOTOGRAPHS AND OTHER EPHEMERA PERTAINING TO THE KENNEDY FAMILY Includes: 1) Rare photo of President Kennedy and his mother, Rose Kennedy, hosting Ethiopian President Haile Selassie at a state dinner. 2-4) Set of three photos depicting Jacqueline Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy and John Kennedy, Jr. at an event with Robert Kennedy, Ted Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson. Housed together in a single frame. 5) A photograph of President Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy and Rose Kennedy at an Inaugural ball. 6) A postcard depicting Kennedy’s gravesite at Arlington before the eternal flame was installed. 7) A printed portrait of John F. Kennedy, with a facsimile signature lower right. 8) A photograph of President Kennedy and Pope Paul VI viewing the reproduction of Michaelangelo’s “Pieta” that the Pope gifted Kennedy during his state visit to Italy. Framed with stamps depicting the Pope, Kennedy and the Madonna affixed to a slip of paper marked “Rose Kennedy”. 9) A Christmas card depicting Senator Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy and Caroline Kennedy. 10) A photograph of Rose Kennedy looking at an album with an unidentified woman. 11) A photograph of President Kennedy greeting cellist Pablo Casals after his concert in the East Room of the White House during the 1961 state dinner honoring Gov. Munoz-Marin of Puerto Rico. All framed. 2,000/3,000

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1342. EPHEMERA RELATED TO JOHN F. KENNEDY Approx. 96 objects from the 1930s to the present, including letters, telegrams, photographs and a pin. Includes materials related to Joe Kennedy Jr.’s performance at the Hasty Pudding Club in drag costume, correspondence between Kennedy and his friend Richard “Dick” Flood about Kennedy’s brother Joe, both before and after Joe’s death, and ephemera pertaining to Kennedy’s Congressional campaign and the 1961 inauguration, including an unused ticket. Eleven handwritten Kennedy signatures appear, though two from the late 1950s may be by secretarial proxies. 5,000/10,000

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1343. COLLECTION OF KENNEDY FAMILY MEMORABILIA Includes: 1) Undated letter signed “Nancy Tuckerman”, secretary to Jacqueline Kennedy, addressed to Patricia A. Sullivan of West Roxbury, Massachusetts, thanking Sullivan for her condolences on the death of President Kennedy. On “Mrs. John F. Kennedy” stationery with black border. Includes envelope with facsimile signature of Jacqueline Kennedy in upper right. 9.25” x 6.25”. 2) Memorial card with bust portrait of John F. Kennedy on front and a quote from his inaugural address and his dates of birth and death on the reverse. Both sides with black border. 4.75” x 3.5”. 3) Mass card for President John F. Kennedy with bust portrait of a young Kennedy on the front and a prayer on the reverse. Both sides with black border. Distributed by the Immaculate Conception Church, Boston. 4” x 2.8”. 4) Pamphlet “My Daddy’s Gone Away - from Little John-John” with image of John F. Kennedy, Jr. saluting on the cover and a poem by Moira A. Durkin on the interior. Back cover with information about Durkin, of Lowell, Massachusetts, who was 16 when she penned the poem. 6.25” x 3.25”. 5) Mass card for Senator Robert

F. Kennedy with bust portrait of Kennedy on the front and a prayer on the reverse. Black border around front. 4” x 2.5”. 6) Red, white and blue campaign button “John Kennedy Our Next President” with black and white bust portrait of the candidate. Diameter 3.5”. 7) Typewritten letter dated October 9, 1962 signed by Edward Kennedy and addressed to Patricia Sullivan, thanking her for her assistance on his senatorial campaign. On “Edward M. Kennedy Democrat for U.S. Senator” letterhead. 8-11) Four Christmas cards from Edward Kennedy and family, three with portraits of the family on the front and one with a Ted Kennedy painting of Hyannisport on the front. All with printed signatures. Three with envelopes addressed to the Sullivan family. 12) Typed letter dated August 29, 1962 signed by Joan Kennedy and addressed to Mrs. Sullivan, thanking her. On “Mrs. Edward M. Kennedy” letterhead. Includes envelope. 13) Colored brochure for the Edward M. Kennedy senatorial campaign signed on back “Ted Kennedy”. 1,000/1,500

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