10-30-2005 10-30-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2300 Boston
October 30, 2005 11:00 AMCalender

Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884-1962)

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


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


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