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Address to Massachusetts State Legislature, 9 January 1961

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-034-001
    Title:
    Address to Massachusetts State Legislature, 9 January 1961
    Date(s) of Materials:
    9 January 1961
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning then President-elect Kennedy's address to the Massachusetts Legislature at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. In this speech, given eleven days prior to his inauguration, the President-elect quotes John Winthrop's "city upon a hill" sermon and highlights four qualities that he hopes to bring to his presidency: courage, judgment, integrity and dedication. Materials in this folder include a reading copy of the speech and a copy of a letter from the President-elect to an unknown recipient.
    Extent:
    12 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    03.
    Series Name:
    Speech Files.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Speech Files. Address to Massachusetts State Legislature, 9 January 1961
    Place(s):
    Boston (Mass.)
    Physical Description:
    12 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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