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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed as President.
    -September 17, 1937. Washington, D.C. One page. 8" x 10". On White House letterhead.
    -To: Mr. Daniel Bloomfield, Boston, Massachusetts.
    -Permanently mounted to a backing board. Heavy toning to the paper, especially at the edges, otherwise with a bright signature and in very good condition.

    FDR writes Bloomfield, presumably the chairman of the Boston Conference on Retail Distribution, lauding the mission of the conference (in part): "The economic distribution of the products of our fields and/ factories at home and abroad lies at the very base of our planning for/ future prosperity. It is also a factor in safeguarding the peace of/ the world...I am encouraged to know that constructive citizens like those/ composing your conference are definitely studying this vital problem/ and I congratulate you, and through you those in attendance on the/ conference, on your purposes and endeavors." Daniel Bloomfield was a relative by marriage of both the Morgenthau and Filene families. In 1928 he conceived the idea of the Conference on Retail Distribution to parallel the conference on national and international problems held annually by the Institute of Human Relations at Williamstown, Mass.


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