* NIXON, Richard (1913-1994). Autograph letter signed ("Dick Nixon"), to James Crosby. New York, 16 November 1981.
1 page, 8vo, on personal stationery, creased at folds, some pale stains; matted and framed. Nixon writes his good friend to wish him well upon hearing the news of his recent health issues. James Crosby was founder and owner of Resorts International Casino and Paradise Island, who gave refuge to the Shah of Iran at his home there when the United States was unable to do so. The letter mentions Bebe Rebozo, another of Nixon's close friends and political allies. "…Now that I am back in these parts there is nothing I would enjoy more than a good chat with you about national & international issues. Our mutual friend, Bebe, may be up here early next month I hop we may all find a mutually convenient time to get together…"
Estimate $ 1,000-2,000
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California