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    Sale 2492 | Lot 233
    Price Realized: $125With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2492 Lot 233

      MAMIE DOUD EISENHOWER. Typed Letter Signed, as First Lady, to William Tompkins ("Dear Bill"), thanking for the gift of a pin in the shape of an elephant and, in a 6-line Autograph Postscript Signed, "M," conveying news of the death of mutual friend Lou [Uline] Busbee. 1 page, 8vo, White House stationery; two punch holes at upper edge, horizontal folds. Washington, 20 August 1956

      Estimate $150 - 250

      "Your adorable 'fighting' elephant pin could not have arrived at a more appropriate, warmly welcome, time! When we go out to San Francisco, your little silver symbol of the Grand Old Party should be very much in evidence . . . ."


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $125