'Home and Country and Faith in God'

Typed letter signed "Edith Irwin Hobart" to "Master Halpern" (Seymour Halpern) in response to Halpern's inquiry regarding the key to success in life.

Washington, D.C: April 28, 1930.

1p. on personal "National Society Daughters of the American Revolution" letterhead, with D.A.R. watermark. 8 x 10 inches. 'Home and Country and Faith in God'. Old folds, minor tear to bottom of page, small chip to one corner, else very good. Item #310604

Reading in part: "In answering your question … may I say it is to my love of Home and Country and Faith in God. Also to the teachings of my grandmother, who never failed to have a "a true story of the pioneer life of our ancestors and their neighbors" and my belief in the United States of America."

Edith Irwin Hobart (1869-1958) served as the 13th President General of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Honorary President of the American Women Against Communism and President of the National Society of New England Women.

As a high school student, Seymour Halpern (1913-1997), wrote letters to many notables of the day including politicians, military officers, entertainers, diplomats, artists, activists, writers, and businessmen, inquiring about their ideas to the keys to success in life. Halpern would later go on to serve as Republican from New York to the 86th, 87th, 88th, 89th, 90th, 91st and 92nd United States Congresses, holding office from January 3, 1959, to January 3, 1973.

Price: $50.00