PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 05/18/1920 - HFSID 16631
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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
As Assistant Secretary of the Navy, he issues orders to the Marine Commandant.
Partly Printed Document Signed: "Franklin D. Roosevelt" as Acting Secretary of the Navy, 1 page, 10½x8. Washington, 1920 May 18."Issue of Orders" to Major General Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, ordering him to issue orders to 2nd Lieutenant G.F. Bloedel to travel from Charleston to Parris Island, SC and to 2nd Lieutenant O. Salzman to travel from Washington, DC to Parris Island, SC. After the Civil War, a U.S. naval station was established at Parris Island, SC. Seven weeks after writing this letter, Roosevelt was nominated for Vice President at the Democratic National Convention to run with presidential nominee James M. Cox, and FDR resigned as Assistant Secretary of the Navy. The Commandant of the Marine Corps is the highest-ranking marine officer. At the date of this document the Commandant, not named in it, was Major General George Barrett. Slightly creased. Lightly shaded. File holes at left. Show-through of receipt stamp on verso touches 3 letters of Franklin. Overall, fine condition.
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