Lot 75: Typed memorandum signed "FDR," one page, 8 x 10.5, embossed State of New York Executive Chamber letterhead, January 7, 1929. Memo to his close friend, the philanthropist Basil O'Connor. In full: "Please send the Foundation check for $250 to Mr. Norris as per inclosed. This is our share for the paving in the City of Warm Springs." 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.
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