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“I PROPOSE FURTHER RESTRICTIONS ON SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIALS”

FORD, Gerald R. Remarks for Crime Message Briefing. Washington, 1975.

Original typewritten final version of President Ford’s opening statement for his press conference regarding the Special Message to Congress on Crime, with substantive autograph emendations incorporated into the text. Copy belonging to speechwriter Paul A. Theis. $6500.

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“GOOD SPEECH. WRITER HAS TALENT. WHO IS HE?”

FORD, Gerald R. Archive of White House internal memoranda, initialed by Ford. Washington, 1974-75. Eight pieces altogether.

Collection of original internal memoranda and office forms, initialed by the President, including backgrounders for upcoming visits to South Carolina, West Virginia and Tennessee, and a draft telegram announcing the 55mph speed limit. Copies belonging to speechwriter Paul A. Theis. $3800.

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INSCRIBED BY PRESIDENT GERALD R. FORD

(KENNEDY ASSASSINATION) (FORD, Gerald R.). Report of the Warren Commission. New York, London and Toronto, 1964.

Special "New York Times Edition," issued same year as the first, of the official—yet perpetually controversial—report on the assassination of President Kennedy, boldly signed and dated "1/9/97" by Warren Commission member (and future president) Gerald R. Ford, in scarce dust jacket. $2500.

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"BETTY AND I LOVE THE MAGNIFICENT BOOK—LAST OF THE CALIFORNIOS… BETTY JOINS ME IN WISHING YOU A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR": SCARCE AUTOGRAPH LETTER ON PRESIDENT FORD'S PERSONAL LETTERHEAD SIGNED BY HIM, TO PUBLISHER HELEN COPLEY, ACCOMPANIED BY TYPED LETTERHEAD ENVELOPE, WITH SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF LAST OF THE CALIFORNIOS

FORD, Gerald R. Autograph letter signed. Rancho Mirage, California: December 18, [1981]. WITH: Engraved free frank envelope addressed in typescript. WITH: CROSBY, Harry, COPLEY, Helen. Autograph letter signed WITH: Last of the Californios. La Jolla, California, 1981.

Scarce December 1981 autograph letter signed by President Ford on his personal letterhead with embossed gilt presidential seal, entirely penned by Ford, thanking publisher Helen Copley, head of San Diego's Union Tribune Publishing Company and CEO of Copley Press, for her holiday gift of the signed limited first edition of Last of the Californios, with letter reading, "Betty and I love the magnificent book—Last of the Californios. We look forward to reading it more carefully. We are most grateful for your thoughtfulness at Christmastime. Betty joins me in wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Jerry Ford," along with letterhead envelope bearing engraved free frank, addressed in typescript to Copley. $1500.

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INSCRIBED BY GERALD R. FORD

FORD, Gerald R. A Time to Heal. (New York), (1979).

First trade edition of President Ford's memoirs, inscribed: "To Herb Yellin, with best regards. Gerald R. Ford." Recipient Herb Yellin was the founder and publisher of Lord John Press, which specialized in signed limited editions of American authors, including several by President Ford. $1200.

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SIGNED BY PRESIDENT GERALD R. FORD

(FORD, Gerald R.). Report of the Warren Commission. Nashville, 2004.

Signed limited edition of the official—yet perpetually controversial—report on the assassination of President Kennedy, number 44 of 2948 copies signed by Warren Commission member (and future president) Gerald R. Ford. $1100.

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