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This letter was written by Dwight David Eisenhower, 1890-1969, to Joseph Little Bristow, 1861-1944, United States Senator, inquiring about an appointment to either the Naval Academy or West Point. Eisenhower explains that he has not received a response from Bristow and asks about taking a competitive examination for an appointment. The complete set of correspondence related to Eisenhower's appointment to a military academy is available in Kansas Memory item 208267.
Creator: Eisenhower, Dwight David, 1890-1969
Date: September 03, 1910
Item Number: 208268
Call Number: Joseph Little Bristow Coll. #6, Box 31 Folder 6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208268
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Military
Collections - Manuscript - Bristow, Joseph Little #6
Date - 1910s - 1910
Education - Higher education - Students
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Congress - Senate - Bristow, Joseph Little, 1861-1944
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Presidents - Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Military - Service - Army
Military - Wars - World War II
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - Notable Kansans - Bristow, Joseph Little, 1861-1944
People - Notable Kansans - Eisenhower, Dwight David, 1890-1969
Places - Cities and towns - Abilene
Places - Counties - Dickinson
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters