Popular New Hampshire governor (1935-37) and senator (1937-54). Item #9360
TNS, 1p, 8" X 10½", Washington, DC, 1940 May 28. Addressed to noted Lincoln/Civil War scholar Arnold F. Gates (1912-93). Fine. On "United States Senate" letterhead, the Senator fulfills a Lincoln buff's request: "I am glad to send you a copy of my address of February 12, 1940, but regret that no copies of my May 22nd speech are available...." Boldly signed in blue ink. Accompanied by the aforementioned speech, an offprint of the New Hampshire senator's "Congressional Record" speech, 2pp (both sides), 8½" X 11", delivered in Albuquerque on February 14, 1940, boldly signed at upper left of the first page in blue ink.