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Eisenhower as President Fantastic 4 Page Letter on his Record, Ex-Forbes

EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Typed Letter Signed, “DE”, as President, October 18, 1958, 4 pp., Washington, DC, 7” x 10.5”. Expected mailing folds, else fine condition. Ex-Forbes.

Eisenhower writes to Irving Geist, a major Republican donor, for help in the closing weeks of the Congressional Election campaign.

In part, “As I am on my way to the West Coast on a political trip, I have just realized that I have not had, as I had hoped, an opportunity to talk to you about what I consider to be the vital and basic issues for which Republicans are fighting in 1958. Because I am so convinced of the necessity that the Republicans programs, in which we both deeply believe, are maintained and furthered, I send you this note to ask your help in the final weeks that are left to us.”

Eisenhower then lists his Administration’s “Accomplishments” on a separate page included in this letter, “I send you herewith a list of items that, even though it is abbreviated, will bring to your mind a few of the accomplishments of the past five and one-half years. I want to be even prouder of the record of this Administration on January 21, 1961. So, I think we need to ring bells, use the telephone, write letters – in short, give ourselves during the next three weeks the job of electing a Republican Congress and Governorships.”

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