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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Autograph Letter Signed as Assistant Secretary of the Navy.
    -August 12, 1914. Washington, D.C. One page. 7" x 9.25". Assistant Secretary of the Navy letterhead.
    -To: A. R. Parkley of Valhalla, New York.
    -Mounting remnants on the verso, else fine.

    FDR favors a request for an autograph: "My dear sir:/ I take pleasure in complying with your request./ Yours very truly,/ Franklin D. Roosevelt". A very bold signature by FDR from one autograph collector to another.


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    In FDR's own hand in its entirety, an autograph letter signed on The Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Washington letterhead stationery, designed by FDR himself with a four-star printed admiralty flag at upper left, dated August 12, 1914. Written to A. R. Parskley, Esq. Of Valhalla, New York. FDR writes in blue fountain pen, after dating and addressing the letter to Mr. Parskley in his own hand: "My dear sir:/ I take pleasure in complying with your request./ Yours very truly,/ Franklin D. Roosevelt." A very bold signature by FDR on a letter as Assistant Secretary of the Navy written entirely in his own hand.



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    June, 2008
    7th Saturday
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