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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Autograph Collection with His Annotations.
    -1890s.
    -Very good to fine, with original folds, some foxing, wear, and brittleness due to age.

    This lot of original autograph items from FDR's personal collection includes: (1) Ida M. Tarbell calling card, no date, 3.25" x 2.5", signed on verso, with magazine photo, four-page article from Human Life magazine, and information page including FDR's handwritten notes "Authoress / biography of Lincoln / 'History of the Standard Oil Company'"; (2) Justin Winsor two Autograph Letters, November 14, 1892, and December 15, 1994, Cambridge, Massachusetts, one page each, 5" x 8", personal letterhead, mounted to larger sheet, with newspaper obituary and information page including FDR's handwritten notes "famous librarian / librarian of Harvard"; (3) John Bach McMaster Autograph Letter, March 4, 1896, Philadelphia, one page, 5.25" x 8", University of Pennsylvania letterhead, mounted to larger sheet with etching and information page including FDR's handwritten notes "historian / professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania 1882"; and (4) Powhatan Bouldin Autograph Letter to Mrs. Lucy Randolph Blodget, March 26, 1896, Virginia, one page, 5.5" x 8.5", mounted to larger sheet with original envelope and information page including FDR's handwritten notes; letter includes a mention of John Randolph, whose death led to the Congressional term of Bouldin's father, Thomas, in the U.S. House of Representatives during 1833-34.


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    December, 2008
    2nd Tuesday
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