FIRST LADY ELEANOR ROOSEVELT - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/16/1950 - HFSID 178306
Sale Price $270.00
Eleanor Roosevelt sends a typed letter of thanks for the article.
Typed Letter signed: "Eleanor Roosevelt", 1 p, 5¾x7. On personal letterhead. Val-Kill Cottage, Hyde Park, New York, 1950 May 16. To Mr. Bates. In full: "I read the article you sent and found it most interesting. With many thanks for sending it to me, I am Very sincerely yours." When Anna Eleanor Roosevelt married her distant cousin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, in 1905, her uncle, President Theodore Roosevelt, gave her away. Eleanor (1884-1962) served as First Lady for 12 years and 39 days (March 4, 1933 until her husband's death of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1945), longer than any other woman. She had previously been First Lady of New York when FDR was Governor of the state (1929-1933). Eleanor later became known as "First Lady of the World" for her humanitarian efforts, including getting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations. Creased. 3 stains in blank areas, 1 just touches the top of "lt".
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