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    Archive of Eight Marine and Naval Documents and Letters, including an unsigned Franklin Roosevelt document. All are dated between 1884 and 1935 and broadly trace the military careers of Henry W. Carpenter and Edwin N. McClellan. All are very good to fine.

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    Franklin Roosevelt Unsigned Document. One page, April 20, 1934, promoting Edwin N. McClellan to "Lieutenant Colonel in the Marine Corps."


    Official Program of the Inauguration of the Commonwealth of the Philippines and the induction into office of Manuel L. Quezon, first President of the Philippines. Twenty-four pages. Friday, November 15, 1935.


    [Franklin D. Roosevelt] Typed Letter Secretarially Signed. One page, February 26, 1919, Washington, on Navy Department letterhead, to "General Degoutte", introducing "Major Edwin N. McClelland [sic], of the United States Marine Corps, who is going abroad to collect various historical data in regard to the work of the Marine Brigade, which, as you will remember it, fought under you in the Chateau-Thierry region."


    Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Typed Letter Signed "Theodore Roosevelt" as assistant secretary of the navy on Navy Department letterhead. One page, May 26, 1921, to "Major Edwin N. McClellan, U. S. M. C.", concerning permission to publish the manuscript The Aisne-Marne Offensive.


    Jose Maria Moncada Document Signed. One page, October 16, 1929, presenting the "Medalla de Merito" to Major McClellan.


    William E. Chandler Document Signed as secretary of the navy. One page, April 24, 1884, appointing Henry Wilson Carpenter a naval cadet.


    Certificate awarded to Henry W. Carpenter by the State Board for the Examination and Certification of Architects, Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, June 18, 1921.


    John D. Long Document Signed on vellum as secretary of the navy. May 26, 1898, promoting Henry W. Carpenter to "Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps".


    John D. Long Document Signed as secretary of the navy on vellum. February 11, 1899, honorably discharging Second Lieutenant Henry W. Carpenter.


    Edwin N. McClellan, who served during World War I, later wrote United States Marine Corps in the First World War.

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