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PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/27/1940 - HFSID 4963

With war again raging in Europe, the President exchanges New Year's greetings with Herbert Bayard Swope, whose World War I reporting won a Pulitzer Prize. Typed Letter Signed: "F.D.R." as President, 1p, 7x9. The White House, Washington, 1940 December 27.

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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
With war again raging in Europe, the President exchanges New Year's greetings with Herbert Bayard Swope, whose World War I reporting won a Pulitzer Prize.
Typed Letter Signed: "F.D.R." as President, 1p, 7x9. The White House, Washington, 1940 December 27. To Herbert Bayard Swope, Esq., 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York. In full: "I am delighted to have the caviar. Ever so many thanks. Your cordial greetings are always so pleasing. Happy New Year to you. Very sincerely yours," In 1917, HERBERT BAYARD SWOPE (1882-1958) was awarded the first Pulitzer Prize in Journalism for Reporting for "his articles which appeared October 10, October 15 and from November 4 daily to November 22, 1916, inclusive, entitled, 'Inside the German Empire'" in the New York World." He served as Chairman of the New York State Racing Commission from 1934-1945. Rubber stamp receipt at lower blank area. Fine condition.

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