Gerald R. Ford Autograph Letter Signed – “Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year”

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38th President.  Autograph letter signed “Jerry Ford”, December 13 [no year], personal stationery, to “Bonnie and John”, in full:

Betty and I deeply appreciate your thoughtfulness at Christmastime.  We thank you for the very delicious Sara Lee chocolate cake.

We hope you and the family have a wonderful Holiday Season.  Enjoy a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

We hope to see you on the desert after January 4th.  We will be in Beaver Creek / Vail from the 16th – the 4th. 

Accompanied by original mailing envelope.

John E. Swearingen was the President of Standard Oil of Indiana and one of the most influential oil executives of the 20th century.  In retirement, he was a close friend of presidents Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon until his death in 2007.

Included are two snapshot photos of Ford – one with Bonnie and one with John.