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    Gerald R. Ford Typed Letter Signed As President, one page on White House letterhead with matching stamped envelope, 7" x 10.5", Washington, D.C., November 28, 1975, to Mr. Joseph Harnell, Encino, California. It reads: "This note is to tell you how grateful Mrs. Ford and I are for your fine contribution to the musical entertainment following the dinner for President Sadat on October 27. We know you accepted this engagement on short notice, and we appreciate your wonderful cooperation and assistance. Your musical talents added a great deal to everyone's enjoyment of Pearl Bailey's program that evening, and we want to express our thanks and warmest best wishes to you." Clean, very fine condition. Anwar Sadat's 1975 meeting with Gerald Ford was the first time an Egyptian president visited the United States. Ford was actively trying to bring Egypt and Israel to the negotiating table and his efforts laid a foundation for Jimmy Carter to build upon.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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