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FIRST LADY ELEANOR ROOSEVELT - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/11/1950 - HFSID 257270

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT She cannot make any commitments for November because the U.N. General Assembly will be in session. Typed Letter Signed: "Eleanor Roosevelt", 1p, 6x8¼. New York, 1950 July 11. To Wilbur J. Abell, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.

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Condition: slightly soiled, otherwise fine condition
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ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
She cannot make any commitments for November because the U.N. General Assembly will be in session.
Typed Letter Signed: "Eleanor Roosevelt", 1p, 6x8¼. New York, 1950 July 11. To Wilbur J. Abell, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio. In full: "Thank you very much for your kind invitation to speak at the Bowling Green State University. I am sorry I am unable to make any definite commitments for November at this time, due to the fact that the United Nations General Assembly will be in session at that time. I am sure the W. Colston Leigh Agency will be glad to advise you of my plans as soon as they are more definite." After her husband's death, President Truman appointed Mrs. Roosevelt as U.S. delegate to the United Nations. She also served as part of the U.S. delegation from 1947-1952 and again in 1961. In 1946, she was instrumental in getting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights passed by the United Nations. There were efforts by some Democrats to urge her to run for the U.S. Senate from New York in 1949 after the resignation of Senator Robert F. Wagner because of ill health, but she declined. Shaded at top blank margin. Staple holes at upper left corner. Light paper wear left of text in blank margin. Overall, fine condition. With original postmarked addressed envelope bearing her rubber stamped free frank: "Anna Eleanor Roosevelt/free" and printed return address on back flap. Top edge torn from opening. Slightly soiled, else fine. Two items.

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