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Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890-1969) to Harry A. Lee

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06649.03 Author/Creator: Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890-1969) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Typed letter signed Date: 10 September 1948 Pagination: 1 p. : envelope ; 26.2 x 18.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Offers congratulations on a friend's marriage. Addressed to Lee in San Francisco, California. On personal stationary printed with initials DDE.

Background Information:

People: Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)., 1890-1969
Lee, Harry A., fl. 1948

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: PresidentMarriageFriendship

Sub Era: World War II

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