Typed letter signed “Herbert Hoover,” 7.25×10.5, personal stationery but sent from The Waldorf Astoria Towers, New York City, December 27, 1956. To Paul C. Smith, the former editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and longtime Hoover associate, in full:
Christmas greetings from old friends deserve more than just a card of acknowledgment.
I want you to know how deeply I appreciate your years of friendship. It was a great pleasure to have you with us on Christmas Eve.
Fine condition, mailing folds.