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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945)

Auction:
2256
Lot:
169A
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$1,998$1,700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2256
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 21, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945), Autograph letter signed, August 17, 1927, Hyde Park, New York, one page, concerning the possible benefits of radium with respect to paralysis, together with a newspaper article concerning Roosevelt's opinions, (minor toning, light folds).Text in full: Dear .....- Very many thanks for letting me see the most interesting data on radium. I am taking the liberty of sending them on to Dr. Leroy N. Hubbard at Warm Springs with the request that he read them and return them to you as soon as possible. Your story in the Post is fair; and I only hope the Medical profession won't think we're trying to advertise a "cure". Sincerely yours, Franklin D. Roosevelt
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hyde Park, paralysis, Leroy N. Hubbard, the Post, Delano family, Katyn Massacre, New Deal, Presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Roosevelt family

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