Mamie Eisenhower signs and sends a Thank You Note.
“Dear Marty, Another of your delicious boneless turkeys to enjoy — we are really fortunate to have you as a friend! Your gift still answers wonderfully our ever-present need for sandwiches. It’s funny we were just speaking of you…Many, many thanks”. Mrs. Eisenhower closes in her own hand, in typical turquoise ink, “Hello to Marge for me – “.
Fold, with weakness to outer edge; age toning and staining; Sentiment and signature are bright and bold. Mamie Eisenhower was one of the most domestic of the modern First Ladies, entertaining more guests than any of her predecessors during her husband’s eight year term in office.
Eisenhower, Mary (“Mamie”) Doud. T.L.S., “Mamie Eisenhower”, 1 pg., 12mo, July 20, 1953, on White House stationery.