DescriptionFranklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed as New York Governor.
-August 10, 1932. Albany, New York. One page. 8" x 10". Executive Mansion letterhead.
-To: Irving Benning of St. Joseph, Michigan.
-Original folds, some toning, else near fine.
FDR writes (in part): "It is always a pleasure to hear from an old classmate. I am sorry that I could not reply at an earlier date. Thank you very much for your good wishes. I know that I can count on my old friends for their loyal support."
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August 10, 1932 signed letter to Harvard classmate Irving Benning, less than three months before FDR's election to the Presidency. FDR writes: "My dear Irv:/ It is always a pleasure to hear from an old classmate. I am sorry that I could not reply at an earlier date./ Thank you very much for your good wishes. I know that I can count on my old friends for their loyal support./ Yours very sincerely,/ Franklin D. Roosevelt."
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