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    FDR Embossed Handkerchief Secret Service Agent Robert Simmons served President Franklin Roosevelt during World War II until his death in office in 1945. One of Simmons' last duties for the Roosevelt administration was apparently that of cleaning out FDR's desk following his passing. This approximately 20" square white on white linen handkerchief was placed in a White House envelope by Simmons along with the notation "Handkerchief FDR left in his desk" in Simmons' hand. A copy of a letter thanking Simmons for his service signed by Truman, with an added note from Simmon's grandson, recounts this story. A personal FDR 1945 item of historical significance.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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