Dwight Eisenhower Wwii Letter Signed Re Lady Shopping
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Dwight Eisenhower Wwii Letter Signed Re Lady Shopping:
Dwight D. Eisenhower autograph letter signed from Europe during WWII. He writes to his wife on the official stationery of the U.S. Army Headquarters in The British Isles. He names acclaimed war correspondent Helen Kirkpatrick in the letter, dated simply 25 August. It reads in full: ''Darling: Miss Helen Kirkpatrick starts home today by air. She told Butch she'd be glad to take along a little present for you gals - so Butch dragged me out shopping at lunch time. The attached is the result. Hope you like it; you would if you'd seen Butch's & my embarrassment trying to buy something in a ladies (expensive) shop. (The house once belonged to mistress of Ed. VII.) I'm told these scarfs are quite the thing! I chose the one with Nelson's message at Trafalgar. Merely because I thought you'd like the color. Your box of candy just came. Thank you so much, I'll really enjoy it. As ever, your / Ike''. 2pp. letter on a single sheet measures 6'' x 8''. Creasing, else near fine.
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