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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Autograph Letter Signed with Original Envelope.
    -November 2, 1927. Warm Springs, Georgia. Two pages. 6" x 6.75", personal Warm Springs letterhead.
    -Mrs. William Hart of Columbus, Georgia.
    -Letter in about very fine condition with single mailing fold. Envelope has torn lower right corner, else fine.

    Roosevelt writes, in full: "Dear Mrs. Hart:/ You must have thought me extremely casual when you asked me last Saturday if I were supping with you, but your very kind note did not arrive until Tuesday morning! I think the Post Office here only delivers a part of the mail each day- it is not the first occasion./ I hope you and Will will be here this Sunday- It is much colder, but wonderful bright sunshine, & the woods are brilliant./ Sincerely yours..." The Harts were the couple who owned a small cottage near Warm Springs where FDR first stayed during his initial visit there in 1923. FDR stayed in the Harts' cottage regularly during his first few visits. When he started buying up land around Warm Springs in 1926, FDR purchased property from the Harts. The envelope is addressed in Roosevelt's manuscript and cancelled on November 4, 1927. A great letter to an early Warm Springs acquaintance.


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