Lot 266: Frank Sinatra. TLS to Chief Usher of White House.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Sinatra, Frank. TLS thank you letter to Rex Scouten as Chief Usher of the White House. Dated April 27, 1973/ Mr. Rex Scouten/ Head Usher of the White House/ Ushers Office/ Washington, D. C./ Dear Mr. Scouten: May I express my sincere thanks to you and your staff for the unparalleled courtesy and cooperation extended to me last Tuesday./ The evening was a memorable one for me- and I know what a great part you had in making it one of the highlights of my life/ With kindest regards, Cordially, Signed Frank Sinatra. Sinatras personal letterhead. 4to. Near fine with airmail envelope. Stamped Apr 30 73 on back of envelope and July 26 73 on front. On April 17th, 1973, Frank Sinatra was invited by Pres. and Mrs. Nixon to perform at the White House on the occasion of a state dinner in honor of Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti of Italy. Provenance: Rex Scouten Collection of White House Americana.