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    Two Richard Nixon Signed Documents Pertaining to His Resignation The first document is a bookplate printing of his August 8, 1974, "Address to the Nation Announcing the Decision to Resign The Office of the President of the United States" and reads in full: "In all my decisions that I have made in my public life, I have always tried to do what is right for the Nation. Throughout the long and difficult period of Watergate, I have felt it was my duty to preserve, to make every possible effort to complete the term in office to which you elected me. In the past few days however, it has become evident to me that I no longer have a strong political base in Congress to justify continuing that effort. Therefore I shall resign the presidency effective at noon tomorrow. [signed] Richard Nixon." The second, on White House letterhead, is a facsimile of Nixon's resignation announcement to Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger, reading in full: " Dear Mr. Secretary: I hereby resign the Office of President of the United States. Sincerely, [signed] Richard Nixon". Both items are tastefully matted alongside a familiar 8" x 9" photograph of Nixon to an overall size of 32" x 18". Documents and frame are in fine condition.

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    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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