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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed as President of the American Construction Council.
    -January 29, 1926. New York. One page. 7.25" x 10.5". Fidelity and Deposit Company letterhead.
    -To: Owen D. Young, Chairman of the Board of General Electric Company, New York.
    -With the usual fold creases, stapled to the original transmittal envelope, else near fine.

    FDR writes to Young: "...I am sure you will agree that the idea back of this movement [American Construction Council], dealing as it does with the economic problems of the construction industry in its largest sense and their relation to the permanent prosperity of the nation, is one of the biggest conceptions ever inaugurated in modern industry and should, with the safeguards that are provided for its conduct, command hearty support of forward thinking business men." Features a beautiful FDR signature.


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    June, 2008
    7th Saturday
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