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Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884-1962)

Auction:
2300
Lot:
61
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$1,293$1,100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2300
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884-1962), Autograph letter signed, dated May 5th, 1931, four pages, on Executive Mansion, Albany letterhead, addressed to "My dear George," regarding arrangements to meet, George's work, and offering books and goodies, 7 1/2 x 5 5/8 in.

Note: Per the National Archives and Records Service, the addressee may be George D. Marvin, a writer and educator who met Franklin Delano Roosevelt while at Groton, where Marvin was a master from 1899-1902. In May, 1931, Marvin was employed as a private tutor at Powhatan Hall in Sewanee, Tennessee.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Keywords

George D. Marvin, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Executive Mansion, Mansion, Executive, National Archives and Records Service, Sewanee, Powhatan Hall, private tutor , private tutor at Powhatan Hall, Tennessee, Delano family, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Katyn Massacre, New Deal, Presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Roosevelt family

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