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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Autograph Note Signed "Roosevelt" as President.
    -No date [possibly February 1939]. No place [aboard the U.S.S. Houston]. One page. 8" x 10.5", lined paper. In pencil.
    -To: Stephen Early, White House press secretary.
    -Fine condition.

    The text of a telegram to Press Secretary Early, written on board the U.S.S. Houston entirely in Roosevelt's hand. At the top, FDR wrote "Clear" meaning that the message could be transmitted on a non-secure communications channel. It reads, in part: "Approve release in Miami as you suggest. All well on board. The gang misses you. My best to Mac and tell him we hear his conduct is perfect. Roosevelt" The "Mac" mentioned is Secretary to the President Marvin H. McIntyre. Stephen Early was FDR's press secretary throughout his long presidency.


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