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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Autograph Note Signed "FDR" as President.
    -No date or place. One page. 4" x 5.5". In pencil.
    -To: [Henry Wallace], Secretary of Agriculture.
    -Toned with a few small stains and with several fold creases. Very good.

    A delightfully mysterious note written by FDR in his own hand to his Secretary of Agriculture, Henry Wallace. He writes: "Sec'y of Agric./ Can we take care of/ Brankhart even as a/ temporary matter? Will/ you talk with Sen. Murphy/ - I think it is really/ politically [underlined] important/ FDR". Cursory investigation yielded nothing on a "Brankhart" or perhaps "Brunkhart" but we might speculate that he had Iowa connections since Roosevelt suggested enlisting the help of Iowa senator Richard Louis Murphy in the matter. Certainly worthy of further research.

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    December, 2008
    2nd Tuesday
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