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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Declining an invitation: “I hope ... it will truly be a winter vacation with the fewest possible commitments”

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Declining an invitation: “I hope ... it will truly be a winter vacation with the fewest possible commitments”

TLS, one page, 7 x 10.25, personal letterhead, May 29, 1964. Ike writes to Franklyn A. Johnson, President of California State College. In part: “Thank you for sending the program of your inauguration as president of California State College in Los Angeles. I appreciate your renewed invitation to address the students during our stay in California. However, I hope by the time I return, my book will be completed and that it will truly be a winter vacation with the fewest possible commitments. Of course, I do not wholly rule out acceptance of any particular invitation….” Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. Secretarial ink stamp, paperclip impressions, and light handling wear, otherwise fine condition. Auction LOA John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #330 - Ended February 13, 2008