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    Eleanor Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed and Mounted With a Clipped Franklin D. Roosevelt Signature.
    -June 30, 1958. New York. One page. Mounted to an overall size of 9" x 12". On Mrs. Roosevelt's personal letterhead.
    -To: Linnea Calder.
    -Fine.

    A matted Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt signature set consisting of a letter to Linnea Calder from Eleanor which reads: "Dear Linnea:/ This is just a hurried note to ask you to please prepare 2 dozen jars of blueberries and 2 dozen jars of cranberries for me this year./ I hope you are well and enjoying the summer./ With every good wish,/ Cordially,/ Eleanor Roosevelt". Linnea Calder was a friend of the Roosevelts and a daughter in the McGowan family who oversaw the maintenance and upkeep of their cottage and summer home in Campobello. FDR's full signature is on green and blue paper, the color of official The White House Washington stationery.


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    A matted Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt signature set, measuring 9 x 12" and consisting of a June 30, 1958 letter to Linnea Calder from ER and a full FDR signature matted below ER's letter. ER writes to Ms. Calder: Dear Linnea:/ This is just a hurried note to ask you to please prepare 2 dozen jars of blueberries and 2 dozen jars of cranberries for me this year./ I hope you are well and enjoying the summer./ With every good wish,/ Cordially,/ Eleanor Roosevelt." Several other ER letters to Linnea Calder are also part of this FDR Collection. Linnea Calder was a friend of the Roosevelts and a daughter in the McGowan family who oversaw the maintenance and upkeep of their cottage and summer home in Campobello. FDR's full signature is on green and blue paper, the color of official The White House Washington stationery. A nice ER/FDR combination signature piece, nicely matted together.



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