Letter of Thanks from Spencer Tracy to Henry Ford, November 1939

Material

Ink
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Handwriting
Printing (Process)
Stamping (Marking)
Typewriting

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Length: 8 in  (Folded)

Width: 6.125 in  (Folded)

Inscriptions

printed on first page: SPENCER TRACY stamped in ink on first page: RECEIVED / NOV 24 1939 / Secretary's Office handwritten in ink: Van Nuys, Calif / Dear Mr. Ford / This letter to you / has been started / before -- / I seem unable / to find words to / adequately express / the deep and / lasting imprint-- / my short visit with / you has made / upon me-- and / so-- as I can / not put it here-- / you first must / know it is / in me-- and shall / remain. / Thank you again / sir, for your great / kindness and courtesy. / The only way in / which I may in some / way return all your / hours given me is / to promise that I shall / make a supreme / effort to do some / small justice and / no harm to the memory / of your dear friend-- / Respectfully yours-- / Spencer Tracy / P.S. Please come out for / a visit while we are making / the picture-- typewritten on envelope: Mr. Henry Ford / Ford Company / Dearborn, Michigan / PERSONAL stamped in ink on envelope: AIR MAIL postmark stamped on envelope: CULVER CITY / NOV 22 6 PM / CALIF typewritten on envelope: Spencer Tracy / Van Nuys / California

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