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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed as Acting Secretary of the Navy.
    -August 23, 1919. Washington, D.C. Two pages, front and verso, 8" x 9.5". Navy Department letterhead.
    -To: I. E. Stolberg.
    -Soiled, with two filing holes at the top margin, fold creases and other small holes, else good.

    This official naval document, containing travel orders, is addressed to Lieutenant Charles H. Foster, USN. Lieutenant Foster is ordered to detach from the U.S.S. Huron when she is decommissioned at the Naval Station, Guantanamo, Cuba. FDR has boldly signed these orders in black ink pen as Acting Secretary of the Navy. The document contains numerous holographic notations from various naval officers.


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