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    Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt: Typed Letters Signed as Acting Secretary of the Navy and Former First Lady. FDR: March 21, 1919. Washington, D.C. One page. 7.5" x 6.5". Navy Department letterhead. ER: April 20, 1955. Hyde Park, New York. One page. 6" x 6.5". Val-Kill Cottage letterhead. These two typed letters, signed "Franklin Roosevelt" and "Eleanor Roosevelt" respectively, have been matted and framed to 22" x 27". Also included in the display are a reproduction 8" x 10" black-and-white candid photo of FDR and ER, and photocopies of two U.S. Treasury checks made out to FDR, dated November 29, 1933, and March 30, 1935. Original folds, two hole punches top margin (ER), age toning, signatures faded to brown, else fine. This lot requires 3rd party shipping.

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    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
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