Letter from President Harry S. Truman to Melvin M. Johnson, 1951 October 18

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Title

Letter from President Harry S. Truman to Melvin M. Johnson, 1951 October 18

Description

A letter from President Harry S. Truman to Sovereign Grand Commander Melvin M. Johnson. Dated October 18, 1951. In the letter, Truman answers Johnson’s request for a commemorative stamp to honor Hungarian statesman and freedom fighter Louis (Lajos) Kossuth. In a previous letter, Johnson had written Truman, "I am making this suggestion merely as one method of the silent preaching of freedom in countries where we would like to reach common people and that a commemorative stamp would do."

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. SC069

Date

1951 10 18

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A2019/001/002

Coverage

Extent

1 item ; 23 x 18 cm

Provenance

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library

Citation

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972, “Letter from President Harry S. Truman to Melvin M. Johnson, 1951 October 18,” digitalVGW, accessed May 28, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/897.