This conservative jurist served as 15th Chief Justice of the United States (1969-86), replacing Earl Warren. Item #36881
TNS, 1p, 7¼" X 9½", "Supreme Court of the United States" letterhead, Washington, DC, 1986 February 6. Addressed to Ralph G. Newman (1911-98), founder of Chicago's noted Abraham Lincoln Book Shop. Near fine. Newman must have been curating an exhibit of some sort, for Burger writes: "I am asking our Curator... to communicate with you and work out arrangements for borrowing the Butler copies of the early printings of the Constitution...." With original envelope.