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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Memorandum Signed "FDR" as President. December 24, 1934. Washington, D.C. 5.25" x 8". White House stationery. To The Attorney General, The Postmaster General and The Secretary of the Interior. FDR writes "Will you please get together on the problem of the Judgeship in Puerto Rico? A careful study of the situation leads me to agree with Dr. Gruening that the suggestion of implementing Mr. Horton with two able assistants is not a good one...". Under FDR Gruening became Director of the Division of Territories and Island Possessions of the Department of the Interior (1934-1939). Folds, minor crinkling and light soiling, else fine.

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