1 full page, 4to, boldly penned on personal stationery, with original stamped and postmarked envelope. The former President's personal thanks for a Christmas ode: "I read your ode to the whole family. All agreed it was your best -- & that is high praise. Even Jemmy (3 year[s] old) & Christoph (2 year[s] old) listened with rapt attention. Alex (1 year old), I fear, was more interested in the food! All join in sending our very best wishes for 1982..." Autograph letters of Nixon as President are virtually unobtainable, and they are quite scarce from other periods of his career. Provenance: Richards, 1983. " /> NIXON, RICHARD, <I>President</I>. Autograph letter signed ("RN") to "Dear Mary," New York, 28 December 1981. <I>1 full page, 4to, boldly penned on personal stationery, with original stamped and postmarked envelope</I>. The former President's personal thanks for a Christmas ode: "I read your ode to the whole family. All agreed it was your <I>best</I> -- & that is high praise. Even Jemmy (3 year[s] old) & Christoph (2 year[s] old) listened with rapt attention. Alex (1 year old), I fear, was more interested in the food! All join in sending our very best wishes for 1982..." Autograph letters of Nixon as President are virtually unobtainable, and they are quite scarce from other periods of his career. <I>Provenance</I>: Richards, 1983. | Christie's