Lot 123: Franklin D. Roosevelt

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-10-06 13:04:41

Lot 123: Typed memorandum signed "FDR," one page, 7 x 7.5, embossed State of New York Executive Chamber letterhead, November 6, 1929. Memo to his close friend, the philanthropist Basil O'Connor. In full: "This seems like a terrific expense but something has to be done about this sewage disposal. If you approve, send it on to Carp." Double-matted and framed with a large color portrait of Roosevelt to an overall size of 25 x 19. In fine condition, with expected document wear. In 1927, Roosevelt partnered with O'Connor to develop the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, a world-famous polio treatment center. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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