Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)


Signed photograph

Photo inscribed and signed "For Claudette Lorel with best wishes Dwight D Eisenhower". 8.0 x 10.0 inch, n.p., n.d. A matte-finish, chest-up photograph boldly penned and signed in the lower border. Slight waviness at lower edge, corner wear, minor residue of tape on verso, else good condition

 

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Typed letter signed from London re: “Meissen birds”

Typed letter signed “Dwight Eisenhower”. 1p., 6.75 x 8.75 inch, embossed “The White House Washington” letterhead. London, 1959 September 1. Addressed to Helen Lamberz in Wahn-Porz, Germany. In full: “Thank you so much for the lovely Meissen birds that you sent to me, along with your note of welcome to Wahn, when I was recently in your country. The piece will not only remind me of the warm hospitality of the German people and of my pleasant visit with them, but will also be a valued item in the small collection of such items the Mrs. Eisenhower and I have. I am indeed grateful for your thought of me, and I hope you will accept for yourself, and convey to the townspeople of Wahn, my greetings and best wishes.” Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, postmarked from London. Mailing fold, minor stain, else good condition. After his famous visit to Germany (August 26, 1959)  Einsenhower traveled to London where he met Queen Elizabeth II. He flew back to the United States on Septemeber 7 after a short rest. Unusual letter written even while traveling.

 

 

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Typed letter signed to the Consul in Surinam

Typed letter signed “Dwight Eisenhower”. 1p., 6.75 x 8.75 inch, embossed “The White House Washington” letterhead. Ramey Air Force Base (Aguadilla, Puerto Rico), 1960 March 5. Addressed to Elbert R. Williams in Paramaribo, Surinam. In full: “Thank you very much for all you, and the people associated with you in the American Consulate in Paramaribo, did to make my party and me comfortable and our stay enjoyable during our stopover at the Zanderij Airport the other day. I know I am joined by the Secretary of States and all who were travelling with me in deep appreciation of the courtesies that were extended to us by you, by the Governor General, and by the high officials of the Surinam government who did us the honor of coming out to greet us. With best wishes.” Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. Mailing fold, else fine condition.

 

 

 

 

 

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