Letter from President Kennedy to the 11th Duke of Devonshire Dated 26th January 1961
Letter from President Kennedy to the 11th Duke of Devonshire Dated 26th January 1961

President Kennedy's letter congratulates the 11th Duke of Devonshire on his appointment to a position in Harold Macmillan's government as (Minister of State of the Colonial Office), and expresses his hope to see the Duke and Duchess again in the near future.

There is a group of material by or relating to John F. Kennedy in the archives at Chatsworth, including: a signed autograph letter to the Duchess of Devonshire, sending his condolence on the death of his brother-in-law Lord Hartington, 21 September 1944; and a signed typed letter to the Duchess, about the "beautiful" arrangements she made for Kathleen after her death.

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