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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Typed Letter Signed. One page with integral blank, 7" x 8.75", on The White House letterhead, Hyde Park [New York], June 11, 1935. Writing to Dr. Scott Lord Smith in response to a letter, dated May 24, 1935, where Smith expresses concern for the pollution in the Hudson River, the president says, in part: "When I was in Albany [as the governor of New York] I spent many hours trying to persuade municipalities to put in sewage disposal plants. . . . As you probably know, the Hudson River State Hospital plant has been built. The problem is, of course, wholly one for the municipalities and not for the Federal Government. . . . I hope some day Poughkeepsie will see the light!" With the retained carbon copy of the letter sent by Smith to the president. One fold, else fine.


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    April, 2015
    9th Thursday
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