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Letter from US Representative Tom DeLay to Carl Lewis

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Typed letter from Tom DeLay., Texas Congressman, to Carl Lewis, with DeLay's signature. Dated August 27, 1996. Blue U.S. House of Representatives letterhead at the top. The letter reads [August 27, 1996 / Mr. Carl Lewis / USA Track & Field / P.O. Box 120 / (One RCA Dome, Ste. 140) / Indianapolis, IN 46206 (46225) / Dear Mr. Lewis: I wanted to take the opportunity to congratulate you for your exceptional performance in / the U.S. Olympic long jump competition. / Once again, you have proven yourself an excellent and enduring athlete. Your hard work / and dedication have paid off, adding more medals to your already flourishing collection. This is / something of which you deserve to be immensely proud. / Congratulations on your accomplishments. You are a fine representative of the United / States and the great state of Texas, and I wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors. / Sincerely / Tom DeLay / Tom DeLay / Member of Congress / TD:ple]
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Text
Format:
Ink On Paper
Created Date:
August 27, 1996
Rights:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Carl Lewis Estate
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