16. Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev0

Dear Mr. Chairman: Many thanks for your kindness in presenting me with a case of beverages during our recent meeting in Vienna.1 I would also like to express my appreciation to the Soviet Government for the gold cigar chest, caviar and records. For these courtesies I am very grateful.


John F. Kennedy
  1. Source: Department of State, Presidential Correspondence: Lot 66 D 204. No classification marking. Another copy of this message is in the Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, USSR, Khrushchev Correspondence.
  2. Regarding these meetings June 3-4, see volume V.
  3. Printed from a copy that indicates the original was signed by President Kennedy.