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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Campobello Cloth Napkin.
    -No date. Used at the family retreat on Campobello Island. 14" x 14".
    -Light staining near center, else very good.

    This white cloth napkin, used for informal dining at Campobello, includes an embroidered pink "R" monogram and a woven red band along the fringed edges. After FDR's death, the napkin became the property of Edgar and Anna McGowan, who served as groundskeeper and household staff member, respectively, at Campobello until the mid-1950s. Included is a copy of a May 17, 1945, Notice of Probate from the O'Connor and Farber (New York) law firm, listing Anna McGowan as a beneficiary.


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    December, 2008
    2nd Tuesday
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