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Ford, Gerald R. (1913-2006) to Paul Friscat

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05508.103.01 Author/Creator: Ford, Gerald R. (1913-2006) Place Written: s.l. Type: Typed letter signed Date: 27 June 1979 Pagination: 1 p. 21.6 x 16.1 cm

Summary of Content: Ford writes to Friscat and offers a personally meaningful quote, Proverbs 3:5,6, "Trust in the Lord...and He shall direct thy path." Ford had the Bible open to this page when he was sworn in as president.

Full Transcript: June 27, 1979

Dear Mr. Friscat:

Thank you for your letter and for your kind comments.

One of the most meaningful quotations to me is the passage to which I had the ...Bible opened when I was sworn in as President.

"Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths." Proverbs 3:5,6

Again, thank you for your interest.

Jerry Ford
Mr. Paul J. Friscat
1114 Sunford S. E.
North Canton, Ohio 44720

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People: Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: PresidentReligionVice President

Sub Era: The Seventies

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