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90: Jackie Kennedy correspondence

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Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy's Autograph Notes. Nine brief autograph notes written by/dictated by Jackie in 1963 to her secretary on White House notepaper; (1) "Mary (underlined) Will you save all memos I write you--put date on them + file in that order Thanks" [According to Gallagher, this note was precipitated after the departure of Letitia Baldridge, Jacqueline's social secretary, and she discarded many notes to the dismay of Mrs. Kennedy]; (2) 1)"Mary (underlined) Have found Inaug Poets books its on our desk--Paste in new page at end + return it to my desk please--Thanks"; 2) "Will you tell Dr. Travell I can't see Dr. Walsh Wed am as that is Caroline's school play--she can make it Tues. Thurs or Fri that week--Tell me which--same time"; 3)"Will you return those color picts paintings+ folders to Herm In Paris--I will write them under separate cover". With check marks to indicate done; (3) "Sandy Fox" on JBK notepaper; (4) (A list): "Sardo soap/ the Magic Lantern of Marcel Proust by Howard Moss/Cafe-Society-Philippe Julliard (French)/ John Robert Paver Cr?me de la Cr?me eye color" with notes by Mary Gallagher; (5) "Mary 1) will tell Mr. West I have to have a copy of Clippers diet + all his pills to take to Dog school Thurs, 2) will you ask Provy to put slant board in my bathroom closet"; (6) "Mary--Book to order for Lee is 'A Golden Treasure of Caroline + her Friends' by Pierre Probst, A Big Golden book--published by Golden Press 1961 by arrangement with Librarie Hachette-France", Notes on bottom 1/10/63 "Brentano's still trying to obtain!" 3/7/63-Rec'd; (7) "Mary - Mt. Vernon 2 paintings Madeln Hewes"; (8) White House typed Memorandum from Nancy Tuckerman to Mary Gallagher 12/10/663 concerning five letters from Alsop, Schlesinger and Galbraith with Jacqueline's handwritten note at bottom "Mary-file in your files under their names"; (9) "Mary will you get me some prints of these pictures when Indians came to childrens school, date at top 3/25/63. Property of M.B. Gallagher.

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