November 1, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 130: EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Autograph Letter Signed, "DDEisenhower / Major Inf.," to former War Department Chief Clerk John C. Scofield ("Dea(44 views)
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Description: EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Autograph Letter Signed, "DDEisenhower / Major Inf.," to former War Department Chief Clerk John C. Scofield ("Dear Mr. Schofield" [sic]), praising his past performance and wishing him luck in future endeavors. 1 page, 6 1/2x3 3/4 inches; 3 punch holes in left margin. Nd, 
"Certainly all your friends in the war department are going to miss you when you leave us. Your efficiency has been matched only by your unfailing courtesy to and cooperation with all of us who came in contact with you. . . ."
John C. Scofield (1860-1944) retired from service as Chief Clerk of the War Department in 1931.