Franklin D. Roosevelt Signed Letter 
Lot Number 1010
 
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Although he was one of the most influential United States Presidents in history, Franklin Delano Roosevelt almost never made it to the White House. In 1920, Roosevelt was diagnosed with polio and his promising political career was nearly squashed. Roosevelt persevered, and by 1924 he was well on his way to national prominence. Presented is a typed letter signed by Roosevelt (d.1945) at the bottom. The letter is on Cathedral of St. John the Divine stationery and was written to a Mr. Baldwin. The letter discusses the state of the church in New York City in 1924. The signature is in high grade, rating a (8) while the letter displays light wear and grades a (6). COA from James Spence Authentications. 
 
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