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Handwritten thank-you note from Jacqueline Kennedy

Object Number: 2017.057.0001
Category: Documents
Original owner: Mary Gallagher
Type of Object: Notecard
Dimensions: 3 11/16 × 5 3/16 in. (9.4 × 13.2 cm)
Medium: Paper
Handwritten thank-you note on a cream-colored flat notecard with thin black border. In it Mrs. expresses appreciation to a White House staffer for their service to President Kennedy.

The notecard is flat and is printed on thick paper. In addition to the thin black border around the outside front edge of the card, there is a small crest printed in the center near the top edge in black ink.

Mrs. Kennedy's note is as follows:

"Thank you for all you did to help the President.
Jacqueline Kennedy".

Curator's Notes

Included in the Museum's temporary exhibit, "Mourning a President," about the funeral and mourning rites for President John F. Kennedy, this item will be on display on the Museum's seventh floor from November 17, 2017 to February 19, 2018. -- Lindsey Richardson, Curator of Collections

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