Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 40

Price Realized: $ 875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
WATERGATE, VIETNAM, RECESSION: "A DIFFICULT AND TRAGIC PERIOD" FORD, GERALD. Typed Letter Signed, as President, to Washington Star-News editor Newbold Noyes Jr., expressing appreciation for the Star-News article on his speech ["Remarks to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Annual Convention," Monday, 19 August?], and expressing confidence that all Americans will contribute in order to make things right. 1 page, 4to, White House stationery; staple holes at upper left, horizontal fold. Washington, 29 August 1974

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". . . As we both agree, we have come through a difficult and tragic period, and there is a lot of work in front of us. The American people have a deserved reputation of pitching in and putting matters right when the going is hard. This will be no exception, I am confident."
With--Retained draft of Noyes's letter to Ford responding to the letter in this lot. 1/2 page, 4to, onion skin paper. Np, 11 September 1974.