PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/26/1930 - HFSID 279382
Sale Price $680.00
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
Franklin D. Roosevelt sends a typed letter of thanks for the congratulations and the thoughts on a tax question.
Typed Letter Signed: "Franklin D. Roosevelt" as Governor of New York, 1p, 8x10½. New York Governor letterhead but written from Warm Springs, Georgia, 1930 November 26. To Mr. M. J. Earley, Genesco, New York. In full: "Thanks much for your nice letter of November 5th. I deeply appreciate your warm congratulations and thoughts of me. I also have your letter of the 18th and am glad to read your opinion of the tax question. I have taken the liberty of forwarding it to the Department of Taxation and Finance. Sincerely yours," Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), the 32nd President of the U.S., served as President longer than any other man (1933-1945). Roosevelt, who was elected to an unprecedented four terms as President and served for 12 years before dying in office in 1945, led the nation through two of its greatest crises, the Great Depression and WWII. He had previously served as Governor of New York (1929-1933), Assistant Secretary of the Navy (1913-1920), a post once held by his cousin, Theodore Roosevelt, and as a New York State Senator (1911-1913), and had been a candidate for the Democratic Vice Presidential nomination in 1920. His collection of naval manuscripts and artifacts are at the FDR presidential library in Hyde Park, New York. Fold creases not near signature. Fine condition.
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