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    Francis Folsom Cleveland Autograph Letter Signed as First Lady "Francis F. Cleveland". Three pages, on Executive Mansion letterhead, 3.75" x 6.25", Washington, February 13, 1895, to "Mrs. MacVeagh" [Virginia Cameron MacVeagh], wife of the ambassador to Italy, Wayne MacVeagh. The First Lady writes the ambassador's wife a letter of recommendation for the friend of a friend. With the exception of an old fold crease, the letter is in fine condition.

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    It reads, in part: "Some time ago I promised our friend Helen Benedict that I would write a line to you commending her friend Miss Alice Green of New York & her family, to you. I have heard of her favorable and kind reception in Rome...I know Miss Green very slightly myself having scarcely more than met her, but Helen Benedict is very fond of her and has been abroad a deal with her herself. Her father has a letter from the State Department any way, so any further word from me would be unnecessary..."

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