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    1982 United Kingdom Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Signed Letters Referencing the Falkland Islands Crisis Lot of 2. The longest-serving British prime minister of the Twentieth Century, Margaret Thatcher's bold and decisive leadership style earned her the moniker, "The Iron Lady." The two letters presented here reference the Falkland Islands Crisis, a defining moment of her premiership, where the strength, resolve, and compassion of her character were on full display.

    1). In her typed signed letter to Norman Knight on "10 Downing Street, The Prime Minister" letterhead and dated "5 May 1982," Prime Minister Thatcher writes "...Argentina must not profit from its aggression; and its forces must be withdrawn...Naturally, we would prefer to see a negotiated settlement of the dispute...but no one should doubt our determination to do whatever is necessary." The "Dear Mr. Knight" salutation" and "Yours sincerely, Margaret Thatcher" signature appear in the prime minister's flourishing 10/10 blue ink.

    2). In her typed signed letter to Norman Knight on "10 Downing Street, The Prime Minister" letterhead and dated "2 July 1982," Prime Minister Thatcher writes "Thank you, too, for your magnificent contribution which I shall send to the South Atlantic Fund which we have established for the Services involved in the Falklands campaign, including the dependants of those who died." The "Dear Mr. Knight" salutation" and "Yours sincerely, Margaret Thatcher" signature appear in the prime minister's flourishing 10/10 blue ink. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.


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