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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Autograph Note Signed with Related Document. Two sheets, each measuring approximately 8.5" x 9"; circa March 18, 1926. Roosevelt writes at bottom of a typed letter requesting additional information about a boat he wants to list for sale: "I'm enclosing photo [not present] & new data. Larooco is the most comfortable of all the smaller houseboats I have seen in Florida. I'm only offering her because I cannot be in Florida the next 2 winters. F D Roosevelt."

    Together with a form which has been engrossed in type listing all of the particulars of said boat. Roosevelt has filled in the location of the boat ("Fla.") and the asking price ("$14,000") in pencil. From the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes.

    Condition: Both sheets have been trimmed at top. Letter has filing holes at left margin, and flattened folds, and small ink stains that match the ink used by Roosevelt. Sheet listing boat details is on onion skin paper and has folds along both sides and bottom.


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