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    One of Only 100 Copies, this with a Presentation Inscription from FDR to Secretary Wickard

    [Claude R. Wickard]. Franklin D. Roosevelt. Inaugural Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States. Washington, DC: The White House, Christmas 1943. Edition limited to 100 copies, of which this is number 10. Presentation copy, inscribed by the President to his Secretary of Agriculture: "For Claude R. Wickard / with the affectionate regards of / Franklin D. Roosevelt / Christmas / 1943." Small slim quarto. 24 pages. Vellum-backed marble paper boards. Gilt-stamped black leather title label to spine. Top edge gilt. A couple of very faint areas of yellowing to vellum. Laid in is original White House mailing label. In original acetate wrappers. A fine copy in slipcase.

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    From the collection of Claude R. Wickard (1893-1967) who served as Secretary of Agriculture in Roosevelt's cabinet from 1940 to 1945. He resigned the cabinet post in 1945 to head the Rural Electrification Administration, a New Deal agency created by FDR to promote and encourage rural electrification.





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