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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed as President Regarding Warm Springs Foundation.
    -February 4, 1939. Washington, D.C. One page, 7" x 9". White House letterhead.
    -To: J. F. T. O'Connor, Los Angeles, California.
    -With the usual fold creases, small binding holes in the left margin, slightly toned, else very good.

    FDR writes: "Dear Jefty:/ I am sure you know how grateful I am for your sympathetic interest in the work of the Warm Springs Foundation and for the fine spirit which prompted your contribution of One Thousand Dollars for this cause. I want to thank you both for myself and in behalf of the Foundation for this generous gift./ Affectionate regards,/ As ever yours,/ Franklin D. Roosevelt". James Francis Thaddeus O'Connor assumed office as Comptroller of the Currency in May, 1933, via an appointment by FDR after having previously twice declined the appointment. O'Connor helped to effect a banking recovery was instrumental in organizing the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, which was established under the Banking Act of 1933.


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