Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Three generations of Roosevelt women

    Eleanor Roosevelt: Signed Letters From Eleanor Roosevelt, Sara Delano Roosevelt, and Anna Roosevelt Boettiger.

    This lot contains signed letters from three generations of Roosevelt women, all with the usual folds, all in fine condition:
    -Sara Delano Roosevelt, FDR's mother: October 1 (no year). A handwritten two-page letter on "Hyde Park, Dutchess County" stationery, signed "S.D. Roosevelt." To a Mr. Vanderbilt, thanking him for gifts.
    -Anna Roosevelt Boettiger, daughter of FDR and Eleanor: September 25, 1945. A typed one-page letter on "Mrs. John Boettiger" stationery (Mercer Island), signed "Anna Roosevelt Boettiger." To Mr. Daniel J. Tobin of Indianapolis, thanking him for an article that he had either written or published in The International Teamster, titled "Victory is Epitaph For Roosevelt." Staple to transmittal envelope.
    -Eleanor Roosevelt: December 14, 1945. A typed one-page letter on "Mrs. F.D. Roosevelt" stationery, signed "Eleanor Roosevelt." To Linnea [Calder], a member of the family that oversaw the Roosevelt home on Campobello, regarding the disposition of property on Campobello per FDR's will.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
    2nd Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 943

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

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

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    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
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 November 14 - 15 Space Exploration Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection™ Part IV Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 May 14 Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2019 May 14 Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $735,674