Edward G Vandervort was a former mental patient who was in contact with members of the Charles Manson Family. Vandervort testified at the trial of Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme that she had instructed him to kill the president of Kaiser Steel Corporation and his wife.
Original two page typed letter which he sent to Charles Manson and Manson later forwarded to a trusted friend. Manson has written Vandervort's name and address at the top of the first page. Vandervort has hand signed at the close, Edward Vandervort.