LBJ Replies to Hunter S. Thompson

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FROM LARRY O’BRIEN, SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT:

June 17, 1964,
The White House, Washington

Mr. Hunter S. Thompson, Owl House, 9400 Bennett Valley Road, Glenn Ellen, California

Dear Mr. Thompson

The President has received your recent letter and asked me to thank you for it.

He has noted your desire for an appointment to the Governorship of American Samoa and you may be sure you will be given every consideration.

Sincerely,
Larry O’Brien, Special Assistant to the President

Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967, Hunter S. Thompson, Random House, 1997.

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