John F. Kennedy to Eleanor Roosevelt, January 22, 1959
The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers

John F. Kennedy to Eleanor Roosevelt

January 22, 1959

Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
202 Fifty-Sixth Street West
New York 19, New York

Dear Mrs. Roosevelt:

Many, many thanks for your very gracious letter of January 20. I appreciate your assurance that you do not believe in these rumors and you understand how such matters arise. I would not want to ask you to write another column on this and I believe we can let it stand for the present.

I do hope that we have a chance to get together sometime in the future to discuss other matters, as I have indicated before.

Again many thanks for your consideration and courtesy, and with every good wish, I remain

Sincerely yours,

John F. Kennedy

JFK:hjl

TLS, AERP, NHyF

Index to this Document: 1960 presidential election; Campaign finance; Kennedy, John F.: denial of rumors by; on My Day; ER, requests meeting with; Kennedy, Joseph P.: campaign finance and; rumors about; My Day: JFK on; Roosevelt, Eleanor: correspondence of; JFK, meeting requested by; Rumors: political: about JFK; JFK's denial of

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Recommended citation: Eleanor Roosevelt, John Kennedy, and the Election of 1960: A Project of The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, ed. by Allida Black, June Hopkins, John Sears, Christopher Alhambra, Mary Jo Binker, Christopher Brick, John S. Emrich, Eugenia Gusev, Kristen E. Gwinn, and Bryan D. Peery (Columbia, S.C.: Model Editions Partnership, 2003). Electronic version based on unpublished letters. http://adh.sc.edu.

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