Nov 08, 2018 - Sale 2492

Sale 2492 - Lot 231

Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
CHANGES AT WEST POINT: "NEW BARRACKS . . . ALONG THE OLD DIAGONAL WALK" DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER. Typed Letter Signed, "Ike E," with a 7-line autograph postscript Signed, "DE," to Mr. and Mrs. William F. Tompkins, thanking for golden wedding anniversary wishes and, in the postscript: "I was up at West Point about 10 days ago. The new barracks are going up readily along the old diagonal walk, and the front of Grant (Washington) Hall is being pushed forward." 1 page, 4to, personal stationery; punch holes at upper edge, faint foxing at edges, horizontal folds. Gettysburg, 8 July 1966