Two TNS; Letters of Appreciation
Washington DC: 1986-89. 6" x 8.5", Typed Letter SIGNED "George" on United States Senate letterhead, the latter on Office of the Majority Leader. 1986 letter is off white in color and has one sentence highlighted in yellow and tiny pinhole at each corner. 1989 Letter is on white stationary and embossed with the national eagle emblem. Both Letters are addressed to Mr. Allan Swenson
George John Mitchell Jr. (Aug 20, 1933) is a Democrat who served as a United States Senator from Maine from 1980 to 1995 and as Senate Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995. Since retiring from the Senate, Mitchell has taken up a variety of positions in politics and business. He has taken a leading role in negotiations for peace in Northern Ireland and the Middle East, being appointed United States Special Envoy for Northern Ireland (1995–2001) by President Clinton and as United States Special Envoy for Middle East Peace (2009–2011) by President Barack Obama. He was a primary architect of the 1996 Mitchell Principles and the 1998 Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland, and was the main investigator in two "Mitchell Reports", one on the Arab–Israeli conflict (2001) and one on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in baseball. Mitchell served as chairman of The Walt Disney Company from 2004-07.
Allan Armstrong Swenson (Dec 26, 1933) is an author, literary agent and master gardener. He worked for over 25 years as a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and radio-TV personality, and is the author of more than 50 books. He created the book division of Gannett and published more than 80 books in 10 years. VG and Fine. Item #1037
"Dear Allan: I appreciate your taking the time to send me a copy of "Mother Moose Has Arrived". I am sure that many children, as well as adults will enjoy it. If I can ever be of assistance to you please do not hesitate to let me know. With best regards. Sincerely, /s/ George.