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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed as President.
    -March 8, 1938. Washington, D.C. One page. 7" x 9". White House letterhead with original transmittal envelope.
    -To: Mr. Harry W. Voege, New York City.
    -Tear along top margin, fold and light aging, else very good.

    FDR thanks Mr. Voege for "...those old broom labels which are indeed reminders of another and vanished day in New York..." Affixed to the letter is a 19th century label.


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    Franklin D. Roosevelt. Typed Letter Signed. One page (conjoining leaves), The White House, Washington, March 8, 1938, with original transmittal envelope. FDR writes to Mr. Harry W. Voege of New York City: "My dear Mr. Voege:/ Thank you very much for those old broom labels which are indeed reminders of another and vanished day in New York. I greatly appreciate your kind thought in sending them to me./ Very Sincerely yours,/ Franklin D. Roosevelt." Other than the novelty of the topic, it is important to note that FDR's signature in black ink shows what appears to be a fingerprint mark on the outer edge of the "F" in Franklin, a most interesting and unique highlight. A copy of the "old broom label" to which FDR refers in his letter to Mr. Voege, from Herman Kornahrens Wholesale Dealership is also included in this FDR signature (and finger print?) lot. A most unique FDR item set.



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