PRESIDENT DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/04/1966 - HFSID 84631
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER Former President sends his regrets that he is not able to send the check for the bull as of yet due to illness. Typed Letter Signed: "D. D. E.", 1p, 7x10¼, separate sheets. On his Gettysburg stationery, 1966 November 4.
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DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
Former President sends his regrets that he is not able to send the check for the bull as of yet due to illness.
Typed Letter Signed: "D. D. E.", 1p, 7x10¼, separate sheets. On his Gettysburg stationery, 1966 November 4. To his former Secretary of Commerce, Lewis Strauss, Brandy Rock Station, Virginia. In full: "For a week I have been in bed with a cold which accounts for the fact that I have delayed in sending you a check for the bull. Actually I am dictating this note from my house but on the first of the week I should be back to the office and will take care of the matter. I have insured the bull against every possible difficulty for the full amount. Actually we expect to return him as quickly as the seven heifers are settled. It appears that Sy Aylor is anxious to get General Jonah so that Zimmerman can start fitting him for coming shows. The reason for delaying his actual transfer is that we got a report that one of our nurse cows was suspicious on some test. I think that some time next week we can send him down. With warm regard, As ever," Enclosures not present. WWII hero and former Allied Supreme Commander DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (1890-1969) was as successful in politics as he was in war. Eisenhower, who was elected the nation's 34th President (1953-1961) in 1952, was determined to bring order and efficiency to the Administration in a new era of "dynamic conservatism". His domestic program, termed "Modern Republicanism", called for greater state government power, reduced federal intervention in the economy, revamped tax laws, increased Social Security benefits and improved interstate highways. Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Eisenhower went to South Korea following his election and subsequently oversaw the truce that ended the Korean War (1950-1953). He delivered his "Atoms for Peace" proposal to the United Nations in December 1953 and led the formation of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization the following year. Despite having suffered a serious heart attack in September 1955, Eisenhower won re-election by a landslide in 1956. Pencil note (unknown hand) and staple holes at upper left corner. Fold creases not at signature. Fine condition.