Franklin D. Roosevelt: Autograph Note Signed. June 27. No place. One page, 7" x 4.25" sight size, card stock. To William Hart. Written entirely in FDR's own hand, "Telegram/ June 27/ William Hart/ Columbus, Georgia/ Are you coming to Marion on your trip. Please wire./ Franklin D. Roosevelt." The note is matted and very attractively framed along with a Bureau of Engraving and Printing lithograph of FDR and a plaque below FDR's lithograph which states: "Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)/ 32nd President of the U.S./ 1933-1945", (19" x 29" overall). Light soiling, else very fine.

    FDR traveled to Marion, Massachusetts to seek rehabilitation of his legs before he focused on the waters in Warm Springs, Georgia, where he met Mr. And Mrs. Hart. The Harts of Columbus, Georgia were the couple who owned a small cottage near Warm Springs where FDR first stayed during his initial visit to Warm Springs on October 3, 1923. FDR stayed in the Harts' cottage regularly during his first few visits. When FDR started buying up land around Warm Springs in 1926, he purchased property from the Harts. Therefore, this note may have been written as a prelude to purchasing lands from the Harts in what would become the renovated Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. This lot requires 3rd party shipping.

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