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Richard Nixon as President, writes a politically reflective TLS to Jack Dreyfus, founder of the Dreyfus funds
Washington, DC: , December 5, 1970. Washington, DC, December 5, 1970. 6.75" x 8.75". "Single page TLS, 6.75"" x 8.75"", dated ""December 5, 1970"" on White House Stationary with the embossed seal to top. Signed by Richard Nixon as ""RN"". Accompanied with the original White House envelope, however not postmarked appearing as perhaps a hand delivered letter, 7"" x 4.25"". Expected center fold else fine condition. Accompanied by what appears to be a typed copy on tissue paper of Jack Dreyfus' response to Nixon's letter, 8.5"" x 10.75"" with faint crease, unsigned, but dated January 12, 1971.Richard Nixon TLS to Jack Dreyfus, composed while President. Nixon had a longterm relationship with Dreyfus, who is considered the 2nd most significant money manager of the last century. Dreyfus had contributed heavily to Nixon's campaigns both in 1960, and in 1968 and met frequently with Nixon. In Richard Nixon's letter to Dreyfus, the President enclosed a group of collected speeches as ""a token of my appreciation for the important contribution you have made toward the cause of good government"" and he noted ""I thought these collected speeches might serve to point out the paths this Administration is taking to achieve the goals all of us are seeking -- for our country, for ourselves, and for our children."" The set includes Jack Dreyfus's response to Nixon's letter whereby aside from thanking him for the ""book containing your speeches"", he also extends his home on Minot's Island to Nixon for vacationing and notes ""We have scraped a piece of land level so that a helicopter can land there"". A significant letter by Dreyfus as it turned out Nixon would take him up on his offer and frequent Minot's Island quite often, including conducting business both on the phone and in person from the Dreyfus compound. Richard Nixon's relationship with Jack Dreyfus became highly controversial years later as it has come to light a drug Dreyfus had taken for himself to cure him of Depression, which Dreyfus heralded as a ""wonder drug"", was offered directly to Nixon by Dreyfus to assist him with his mood disorders, depression, anxiety and stress. In the recent published book, Arrogance of Power, referenced allegations which revealed interviews with Nixon’s former psychotherapist, Dr. Arnold Hutschnecker, who counseled Nixon for decades and considered the president to be â€
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