Description

    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Note Signed "FDR" as New York Governor. October 3, 1931. Warm Springs, Georgia. One page, 8" x 10.5". State of New York Executive Chamber letterhead. To "Major Farrell and Captain Brandt". FDR writes: "Memorandum for Major Farrell and Captain Brandt/ I should much appreciate it if this man Mr. Harvey Kingsley could be taken on as a foreman. He is just the kind we need. He has been under Mr. Brown for many years. He is, of course, now out of work./ Would you drop me a line if and when he can be employed?/ FDR". This memorandum would illustrate FDR's personal attention to the more mundane matters of state government, and his compassion in hiring Mr. Kingsley who obviously has been affected by the worsening tide of the Great Depression. With the usual fold creases, and filing holes on the left margin, otherwise with a bold signature in very good condition.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 308

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Floor auctions

    Open for bidding: (View All)

    Fine Art
    Ends on 01/30/2018

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 May 12 Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,735,590