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Harry Houdini typed letter signed, ''Houdini''. Document is titled, ''An Open Letter to His Excellency Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States''. Houdini, an ardent debunker of phony mystics, writes to dissuade the President from relaxing laws against spiritualists in the District of Columbia. Letter dates to circa 1926. It reads in part, ''...any class of criminals or lawbreakers could, with equal right, add a pseudo-religious service to their unlawful practices and, when run down by the authorities, claim that they too were being 'persecuted' because of their religion...'' Runs 2pp. on a single sheet, signed on verso. Measures approximately 25.75'' x 8.5''. Very good condition. Comes with a PSA Letter of Authenticity and a Gotta Have Rock & Roll Certificate of Authenticity.
Harry Houdini Typed Letter Signed an Open Letter to President Coolidge Restricting Spiritualists (PSA)
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