Lot 448: Eisenhower Dwight D.

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2016-04-29 10:55:24

Lot 448

(1890-1969) American General of World War II, later American President 1953-61. T.L.S., Dwight D Eisenhower, as President, one page, 4to, Washington, 2nd December 1954, to Mrs. James A. Cathcart, on the printed stationery of The White House. Eisenhower announces 'Over the years I've found that the key to effective results in every human effort is dedication - a deeply held conviction that the cause is right and worthy of the effort it requires, combined with the ability and determination to work as hard as one can to see it through', further expressing his gratitude for all his correspondent did 'in supplying the dedication and the tremendous outlay of effort to meet the challenge' and also remarking 'To me it foretells victory two years hence for those who believe in government which seeks only to serve, and which will keep our nation morally and economically strong at home, as well as militarily strong throughout the world'. Some light uniform age toning and some light staining to the edges, most likely caused by previous framing, G ]

Estimate: £150 - 200

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