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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed "F.D. Roosevelt" as Assistant Secretary of the Navy.
    -August 8, 1917. Washington, D.C. One page, 8" x 10.5". Navy Department letterhead.
    -To: Earl G. Marsh, Office of Public Buildings and Grounds, Washington, D.C.
    -Usual folds and some light creases, with minimal paper loss along top edge where sheet was torn from pad, else fine.

    FDR writes, "Dear Sir: In connection with checking up the floor space occupied by the Navy Department. I attach hereto a list of the Bureaus and Offices of the Department, together with the names of the Chief Clerks and the numbers of their rooms. Very truly yours, F.D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy." As evidenced by this letter, FDR was known for his efficient, if not at times overzealous administration of United States Navy matters as the long-serving Assistant Secretary of the Navy.

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