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Item 55 - Franklin D. Roosevelt Catalog 576 (Feb 2020)

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Two TLSs as president, each one page, 7 x 8.75, White House letterhead, August 16 and September 7, 1943. Both to Stephen W. Blodgett at Brooklands Farm in Fishkill, New York. The first, in full: "I have sent a note to the Lieutenant General Commandant of the Marine Corps and I hope to get an answer within a few days. I think it is grand that you have been doing so splendidly with the Fishkill farm and I hope so much that we can get you into the Marines." The second, in full: "I am delighted to hear from the Major General commandant that you are in—or about to get in—as a specialist officer in Marine Corps Aviation." In overall fine condition. Accompanied by both original mailing envelopes.

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