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Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Autograph Letter Signed.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM


Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Autograph Letter Signed. Single leaf of White House letterhead, regarding a coal mining strike, framed, 10 1/2 x 8 in.
"Dear Mr. Secretary,
As I prepare to go to the train I am made happy by your good news. Will you tell the hundreds of thousands of coal miners and the many operators that tonight's agreement will make my long deferred vacation a greater pleasure-- and also that this is a splendid example of the usefulness of the principles of collective bargaining to which we are all committed.
Very sincerely yours,
Franklin D. Roosevelt"
Estimate $3,000-4,000

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