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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed as Assistant Secretary of the Navy.
    -May 5, 1913. Washington, D.C. One page. 7" x 9.25". Navy Department letterhead.
    -To: Gustavus A. Rogers of New York.
    -Paper slightly toned with the usual fold creases, else near fine.

    FDR writes (in part): "Your letter concerning Albert S. Nathan was duly received. I am doing all I can to help you out in this matter and have taken it up in person with the proper officials of the War Department. I have not heard from them yet, but I hope their action will be favorable. You may be sure I will not fail to let you know."


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    May 5, 1913 signed letter to Gustavus A. Rogers, Esq., on The Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Washington letterhead.  FDR writes: "My dear Mr. Rogers:/ Your letter concerning Albert S. Nathan was duly received. I am doing all I can to help you out in this matter and have taken it up in person with the proper officials of the War Department. I have not heard from them yet, but I hope their action will be favorable. You may be sure I will not fail to let you know./ Sincerely yours,/ Franklin D. Roosevelt." Mr. Rogers was a New York City attorney whose papers are presently in the collection of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library. FDR was the newly appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy when this letter was written. A very bold signature by FDR.



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