Official White House Letter Signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt with Original Envelope
Item #: 61-001
Condition: Overall Fine
Material: Typed letter signed by FDR with original envelope
Size: 1 p, 6.5” x 8.25” frame – 11.75” x 14”
Designer/Artist: The White House, Washington
Description: This is a typed Letter Signed: “Franklin D. Roosevelt” as President, 1p, 6½x8¼. The White House, Washington, January 25th, 1937 February 26. To Mr. James P. Dawson of the New York Times, Times Square, New York, NY. Dawson was a prominent sports writer for 45 years for the NY Times; he had invited the President to a dinner for the NY chapter for the Baseball writer’s Assoc of America. However FDR was not able to make it to the dinner and this letter is to inform Mr. Dawson as well as to praise Dawson and his fellow writers of their good work. ” I regret very much that I shall not be able to be with you at the fourteenth Annual Dinner of the New York Chapter, Baseball Writers Association of America. But while not there in spirit as will million of other Americans who follow through the sports writers of the Nation […]”. FDR was a huge baseball fan and would often go to games. The envelope does not have postage because it was official white house mail from the president and is exempt from postage.
This item comes with a free appraisal certificate valued at $10,000.00 and our price is $3,900.00.