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    President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Good content Typed Letter Signed "D.E." as President, one page, 7 x 10.25 inches on White House letterhead, Washington, May 2, 1960 to George O. Strecker forwarding his "Belated... congratulations" on his retirement and adding "I haven't felt it wise to send Perc Thompson more than an indirect word, but I too hope, with you, that he may be successful in his effort to become (I think I am right) the first Republican Secretary of State of Florida. It is good news that he feels Florida will support Dick Nixon in the November election..." Nixon was of course, Eisenhower's Vice President and by this time the virtual Republican nominee as he encountered little opposition in advance of the convention. George Strecker was an advertising executive at the Chicago Tribune and became close to the Eisenhower's through his wife, whom was a long-time friend with Mamie Dowd Eisenhower. With original White House transmittal envelope. Provenance: The papers of George O. Strecker. Usual light horizontal creases, extreme light toning at margins, else very fine condition.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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