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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Basil O'Connor Typed Letter Signed with Roosevelt Autograph Note Signed "FDR".
    -December 9, 1930. New York. One page. 8" x 10". Roosevelt and O'Connor law firm letterhead.
    -From: D. Basil "Doc" O'Connor, New York.
    -With the usual fold creases, two filing holes along the left margin, else very good.

    FDR has added a short note of sixteen words in pencil at the bottom of a letter from his law partner Basil O'Connor about the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. O'Connor writes: "Dear Franklin:-/I know you will be glad to learn that Wilson has accepted his election as a Trustee./ Faithfully yours,/ [signed] Doc". FDR's note back to O'Connor is in pencil and reads, "Will you prepare a letter for me to sign, I don't know his name or address./ FDR".


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    A December 9, 1930 autographed note of some sixteen words in FDR's own hand at the bottom of a letter to FDR from his law partner Basil O'Connor about the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, very special content. On Roosevelt & O'Connor letterhead, the letter from O'Connor to FDR reads, "Georgia Warm Springs Foundation [in capital letters underlined and centered under the Roosevelt & O'Connor letterhead]/ Dear Franklin:-/I know you will be glad to learn that Wilson has accepted his election as a Trustee./ Faithfully yours,/ [signed] Doc." FDR's note back to O'Connor is in pencil and reads, "Will you prepare a letter for me to sign, I don't know his name or address./ FDR." Approximate dimensions are 8 ½  x 11," from the auction of O'Connor's estate papers, Charles Hamilton Auction, 1973.



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