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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed as New York Governor Regarding Massachusetts Primary. April 22, 1932. Albany, New York. One page, 8" x 10.5". Executive Chamber letterhead. To Joseph Santosuosso, Boston, Massachusetts. This letter was written while FDR was Governor of New York and Democratic candidate for President of the United States, with fabulous historical content related to FDR's ill-fated entry into the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1932 Democratic Primary. FDR writes: "My dear Mr. Santosuosso: -/ This is just a line to express to you my appreciation for your splendid work and efforts in my behalf in Massachusetts./ I feel certain that the voters will respond in a gratifying way to the splendid campaign which you have conducted./ I am looking forward to the pleasure of meeting you personally in the very near future./ Very sincerely yours,/ Franklin D. Roosevelt". A very interesting and historic letter by FDR, written on the eve of a rare grand electoral defeat by the future president of the United States. Mailing folds and filing holes, else fine.

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