[Alexandria, VA: 1969]. Brief note of thanks to an admirer: "Many thanks for your card of birthday remembrance. I appreciate your thoughtfulness and, in return, extend my every good wish for your future well-being." Boldly signed in black ink. On Lewis's blind-embossed personal stationery, with the seal of the United Mine Workers of America. Original mailing envelope included.
A fine, representative autograph of the storied labor leader, accomplished just a few months before his death.