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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed as President.
    -June 11, 1934. Washington, D.C. One page. 7" x 9". On White House letterhead.
    -To: Mr. Norman C. Miller, Atlanta, Georgia.
    -Fold, soiling, light toning, else very good.

    FDR writes "I am informed of the dinner given by his Atlanta friends to Bishop Warren Candler upon his retirement after a half century's service as Minister and Bishop of the Methodist Church in the South. I want to join his friends in this deserved tribute and to express my hearty congratulations to him and to the nation for his invaluable service and his contribution to our moral and spiritual uplift."


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    June 11, 1934 signed letter on The White House Washington stationery to Norman C. Miller.  FDR writes: "My dear Mr. Miller/ I am informed of the dinner given by his Atlanta friends to Bishop Warren Candler upon his retirement after a half century's service as Minister and Bishop of the Methodist Church in the South./ I want to join his friends in this deserved tribute and to express my hearty congratulations to him and to the nation for his invaluable service and his contribution to our moral and spiritual uplift./ Very sincerely yours,/ Franklin D. Roosevelt."



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