Bush, George H. W.


1984 ALS as Vice President thanking a DC PR man, advisor and close friend


Type: Letter
Description: (1924-2018) Texas US Rep, US Ambassador to China & UN, US VP 1981-89 (Reagan), President 1989-1993. Father of President George W. Bush (2001-09) and Florida governor and 2016 GOP presidential hopeful Jeb Bush.

ALS “George B” on 4 ¼  x 6 ¼ thin blue-bordered Vice President of the United States notecard with gold, blue-lettered embossed seal at top left, (Washington), January 19 1984, to “Dear Barnee”, in brief: “OK – I’m a Breeskin man! Thanks for the note/George B”.

BARNEE BREESKIN (1910-1989) 1930-56 orchestra leader at the famous Shoreham Hotel’s Blue Room. In 1938, he wrote and obtained the copyright for the music for “Hail to the Redskins”, the former Washington football team’s fight song. Breeskin was associated with the “Redskins” since the team moved from Boston in 1937. He led the “Redskin Wigwam Band” which played in a teepee high above old Griffith Stadium and was the team’s director of entertainment 1938-52. A long-time Washington PR executive, he led the Washington “Tent” (chapter) of the Circus Saints & Sinners Club of America, Inc., a national organization that raises money for local charities, up to his death.

Condition: Very Good

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