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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed as President.
    -December 3, 1942. Washington, D.C. One page. 7" x 9". White House letterhead.
    -To: Douglas Chandor, San Antonio, Texas.
    -Original center fold, else very fine.

    This warm letter from FDR to noted artist Douglas Chandor has been double-matted and framed, with a 5" x 7" reproduction of Chandor's 1945 portrait of Roosevelt, to an overall size of 13" x 22". FDR writes (in full): "Dear Douglas: My very grateful thanks to you for sending me a copy of 'Chandor's Portraits'. I am delighted to have it and am particularly proud to have the Number One copy. / I shall, of course, be happy to lend my Mother's portrait to the Sara Delano Roosevelt Interfaith House for the dedication services. When it has served its purpose at Interfaith House, I shall be pleased to have it shipped to you, as you suggest. / With every best wish to you and Ina. / As ever yours..."


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