Lot 128: Typed memorandum signed "FDR," one page, 8 x 10.5, embossed State of New York Executive Chamber letterhead, October 20, 1931. Memo to his close friend "D. B. O'C," the philanthropist Basil O'Connor. In full: "Dear Doc,—The enclosed check is a contribution from Aymar Johnson for the Patients' Aid Fund." In fine condition, with expected document wear and filing holes to the left edge. 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 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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