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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed as New York Governor with Holographic Addition.
    -May 2, 1932. Warm Spring, Georgia. One page. 8" x 10.5". Gold embossed Executive Chamber letterhead.
    -To: Miss Anna M. Harlfinger of Albany, New York.
    -Mailing folds, paperclip impression, else fine.

    FDR writes, "Dear Miss Harlfinger:/ I was sorry not to see you before I left, but I am inclosing a check for $40.00. We hope to see you around the end of May./ [Written in FDR's own hand:] I'm getting a real rest!/ Very sincerely yours..." The check mentioned is not present. The rest that Roosevelt mentions here would certainly be needed- this letter was written just a few weeks before his nomination as the Democratic candidate for president.


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    Franklin D. Roosevelt signed letter on State of New York/ Executive Chamber/ Albany letterhead to Miss Anna M. Harlfinger on May 2, 1932, from Warm Springs, Georgia, with five words written in FDR's own hand! FDR writes: "Dear Miss Harlfinger:/ I was sorry not to see you before I left, but I am inclosing a check for $40.00. We hope to see you around the end of May./ [Written in FDR's own hand]: I'm getting a real rest!/ Very sincerely yours,/ Franklin D. Roosevelt." Interesting and personal content, with a line in FDR's own hand.



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    June, 2008
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