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Letter Resigning the Office of President of the United States

August 09, 1974

Dear Mr. Secretary:

I hereby resign the Office of President of the United States.

Sincerely,

RICHARD NIXON

[The Honorable Henry A. Kissinger, The Secretary of State, Washington, D.C. 20520]

Note: The President's letter of resignation was delivered to Secretary Kissinger in his White House office at 11:35 a.m., August 9, by Assistant to the President Alexander M. Haig, Jr.

Richard Nixon, Letter Resigning the Office of President of the United States Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/256217

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