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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Memo Signed "F.D. Roosevelt".
    -September 11, 1928. New York. One page. 8.5" x 11".
    -To: Mr. Taylor.
    -Original folds, two-hole punched along left edge, some creases and minor chipping at foot of page, else very good.

    FDR writes (in part): "In accordance with letter from Mr. Kibbe of September 7th, please send today check for $1,000.00 to Bank of Manchester for account of Georgia Warm Springs Foundation-Winter Pool Account. And next Monday, September 17th, another check for $1,000.00." The Roosevelt and O'Connor dated stamp is at top right. Rare form of his signature.


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    September 11, 1928 memorandum to Mr. Taylor, no letterhead other than "New York, September 11, 1928" appearing at the upper right corner of the memorandum, docketed to the firm of Roosevelt & O'Connor. FDR writes: "Memo. for Mr. Taylor:/ In accordance with letter from Mr. Kibbe of September 7th, please send today check for $1,000.00 to Bank of Manchester for account of Georgia Warm Springs Foundation–Winter Pool Account. And next Monday, September 17th, another check for $1,000.00./ F.D. Roosevelt." A nice document with a rare form of FDR's signature, "F.D. Roosevelt," and an uncommon reference to The Georgia Warm Springs Foundation which FDR founded to combat polio.



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