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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed as President.
    -June 26, 1935. Washington, D.C. One page. 7" x 9". On White House letterhead.
    -To: Mrs. Schuyler Nielson Warren, New York, New York.
    -Typescript and ink slightly faded, with three horizontal and one vertical fold crease, else very good.

    Written during the height of the passage of the Social Security Act, FDR writes an old New York acquaintance: "I am most certainly not/ forgetting Mr. Kingsbury, and I have/ already spoken to Miss Perkins about him./ We will take it up definitely when the/ Social Security Bill passes./ It was delightful to see/ you and Schuyler the other day./ Always sincerely,/ Franklin D. Roosevelt". The Mr. Kingsbury in question is social reformer and public health advocate John Adams Kingsbury. Mrs. Schuyler had apparently suggested that FDR should include Kingsbury in his fight to get the Social Security bill passed, which it ultimately did on August 14, 1935, less than two months after FDR wrote this letter.

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