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Excellent Dwight D. Eisenhower typed letter signed, dated 28 May 1964 regarding Civil Rights. On his personal stationery, Eisenhower writes his brother Edgar: ''...Congress...has included in the so-called 'Civil Rights Bill' a declaration that...the Federal Government will not claim exclusive jurisdiction. While I agree, largely, with your criticism of the Supreme Court, I scarcely see how the Federal Government can fail to take cognizance of the 14th and 15th Amendments and violations thereof. The Constitution and treaties, along with laws made in accordance therewith, are the supreme laws of the land...'' Signed ''Ike'' in black ink. Letter measures 7'' x 10.25'' on one page with two holes punched at top. Near fine.
Eisenhower 1964 Letter Signed Regarding Civil Rights -- ''...I scarcely see how the Federal Government can fail to take cognizance of the 14th and 15th Amendments and violations thereof...''
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