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    Sale 2492 | Lot 227
    Price Realized: $488With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2492 Lot 227

      DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER. Group of three Typed Letters Signed, "Ike," each to William F. Tompkins, sharing excitement about the upcoming presidential campaign or postponing commitment regarding an invitation. Each 1 page, narrow 4to or 8vo, personal stationery; holograph letter "D" struck out beside signature of third letter, punch holes at upper edge, horizontal folds. Denver, 8; New York, 30 August 1952; Gettysburg, 25 May 1964

      Estimate $500 - 750

      8 August 1952: ". . . We got a real lift from your wire, and it is certainly encouraging to know that warm friends are with us in the campaign ahead."

      30 August 1952: "It was reassuring to receive your report on the strong sentiment in Virginia among businessmen, young people, women, and the press. . . ."

      WITH--6 items: Printed telegram to William F. Tompkins announcing the death of Eisenhower. 1 page, oblong 8vo. Np, 29 March 1969 * Dwight D. Eisenhower. Group of 5 typed letters, each signed by a secretary on his behalf, to William F. Tompkins, arranging meetings or sending gifts [not present]. Each 1 page, 4to or smaller. Washington or Gettysburg, 10 May 1954-26 January 1961. Two with the original envelopes.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $488