Last doc­u­ment signed by JFK in White House up for sale

The Trentonian (Trenton, NJ) - - NEWS -

PHILADEL­PHIA » The last doc­u­ment Pres­i­dent John F. Kennedy signed in the White House is up for grabs in Philadel­phia.

A rare doc­u­ments dealer is sell­ing a pho­to­graph that Kennedy au­to­graphed for an am­bas­sador for $80,000.

Raab Col­lec­tion Pres­i­dent Nathan Raab says it’s “one of the finest and most pow­er­ful me­men­tos” of the ad­min­is­tra­tion to reach the mar­ket.

On the morn­ing of Nov. 21, 1963, Kennedy had break­fast with his chil­dren and ar­rived at his of­fice un­der an hour be­fore his flight to Texas. He met with Thomas Estes, am­bas­sador to Burk­ina Faso, and Charles Dar­ling­ton, am­bas­sador to Gabon. It would be his last meet­ing in the White House.

Estes has re­counted Kennedy handed him the photo and asked him to re­main Wash­ing­ton un­til he re­turned from Texas so they could con­tinue their con­ver­sa­tion.

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