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PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/26/1937 - HFSID 16471

A lifelong collector of ship models, the President signs a typed letter of thanks for a gift of one. Typed Letter Signed: "Franklin D. Roosevelt" as President, 1 page, 6½x8¼. The White House, Washington, 1937 February 26. To Andrew T. Durbin, Esq., Kenton, Ohio.

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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
A lifelong collector of ship models, the President signs a typed letter of thanks for a gift of one.
Typed Letter Signed: "Franklin D. Roosevelt" as President, 1 page, 6½x8¼. The White House, Washington, 1937 February 26. To Andrew T. Durbin, Esq., Kenton, Ohio. In full: "Many thanks for your very kind letter. I have been deeply interested in what you say about your father and, of course, I am most appreciative of your kind thought in regard to his desire to present the ship model to me. It has been delivered to me here, and I am delighted to have it." Always a lover of the sea, President Roosevelt, a lifelong ship model enthusiast, kept ship models around him at his homes including Hyde Park and the White House. His ship model collection is on display at the FDR Library in Hyde Park. Encapsulated. Lightly creased with folds, light vertical fold between the "n" in Franklin and the "D". Slightly soiled at blank areas. Fine condition.

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