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Letter From Prime Minister Joseph Lyons To Sir Edward McCarthy

1938. Handwritten in ink on government stationary with two newspaper clippings mounted verso, 25.3 x 20.2cm. Creases, discolouration to edges, slight foxing and old folds. Framed.

Letterhead reads “Prime Minister, Canberra.” Letter reads “19.1.38. Dear Mr McCarthy, I willingly agree to your using my name in connection with your carnival in Hoseton if you think it will help, and I am sending you two copies of my photo as requested. It is good to know that Mr Wootton is assisting your movement so admirably and it pleases me to know that he values a photo of myself. He has made a very enviable name for himself. I hope I shall be able to meet his sisters in the near future. With kindest regards from my wife and myself. Yours sincerely, J.A. Lyons.” Newspaper clippings show images of Joseph Lyons departing for Amsterdam, and his wife and daughter leaving to join him circa 1937.

Item #CL179-14

Price (AUD): $1,250.00  Other currencies

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