Governor Herbert H. Lehman and Secretary Walter T. Brown, 1937 Autograph Pair and Letter Trio

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Governor Herbert H. Lehman and Secretary Walter T. Brown, 1937 Autograph Pair and Letter Trio

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New York, 1937. Group of 3 Typewritten letters, from Herbert H. Lehman or his secretary Walter T. Brown, and addressed to Lawrence H. Tasker on State of New York Executive Chamber letterhead. The January 6th letter thanks Tasker for his previous letter, and writes "I am very glad indeed that you and Mrs. Tasker were able to come to the Inauguration but regret that we did not see you at the reception;" The second letter, dated January 8th, thanking Tasker for sending a copy of an article he wrote on Mortgage Financing; The final letter, dated July 1st, is from Lehman's secretary Walter T. Brown, and acknowledges an earlier letter on behalf of Governor Lehman. The two letters from Lehman are signed by him at bottom right, while the letter from Secretary Walter T. Brown is signed at bottom center. Herbert Henry Lehman (March 28, 1878 - December 5, 1963) was an American Democratic Party politician from New York. He served from 1933 until 1942 as the 45th Governor of New York and represented New York State in the U.S. Senate from 1949 until 1957. He was born to a Reform Jewish family in Manhattan, New York City, the son of Babetta (née Newgass) and German-born immigrant Mayer Lehman, one of the three brothers who co-founded Lehman Brothers financial services firm. VF condition. (3)