Lot 142: TLS as president signed "Gerald R. Ford," one page, 6.5 x 10.25, White House letterhead, April 26, 1976. Letter to Frank G. Cooley, in full: "Pursuant to Public Law 81–82, approved May 31, 1949 granting the consent of the Congress to the Arkansas River Compact between the States of Colorado and Kansas, I hereby appoint you the Representative of the United States to the Arkansas River Compact Administration. By this appointment you will be an ex officio member and act as Chairman of the Administration without vote. I have informed the Governors of Colorado and Kansas of your appointment. I am asking the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to notify the affected agencies. Your travel and other expenses will be provided by the Department of the Interior and you are requested to report to me through the Director of the Office of Management and Budget." Matted and framed to an overall size of 9.5 x 14.5. In fine condition, with trivial toning to edges.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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