ASTRONAUT SWIGERT NOW ELECTED TO CONGRESS, TYPED LETTER SIGNED.
JACK SWIGERT DIES BEFORE HE CAN TAKE OFFICE.
SWIGERT, JOHN LEONARD (JACK). Typed Letter Signed ('Jack"), 1p, 8 ½ by 5 ½ inches, JLS letterhead [November 1, 1982], to John L. Evangelisti of Dover, NJ.
Reading in full: "Dear John, I want to personally thank you for your continued support. Your generous contribution of $1. has enabled us to buy the best television and radio time for the General Election. Your kindness and generosity to me and my campaign for Congress means so much to me and I am deeply grateful."
Jack Swigert won the 6th Congressional District in the fall 1982 election but suddenly died of cancer in December 1982, eight days before beginning his congressional term.