Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder contains correspondence collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, and consists of messages of condolence on the loss of the submarine USS Thresher, sent through the Department of State, to President Kennedy from foreign dignitaries and Heads of State. Copies of official Department of State translations and replies on behalf of the President are also included. Of note are messages to and from President Chiang Kai-shek of the Peoples Republic of China, Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain, President Charles de Gaulle of France, and President Heinrich Lubke of West Germany (Federal Republic). This folder contains some foreign language material.