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Sale 38 Lot 681

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELTT.L.S. "F.D. Roosevelt" as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1p. 4to., Washington, Apr. 29, 1918 to a man thanking him for responding to "...the NAVY'S call for binoculars, telescopes, and spy-glasses... The glasses will be very useful in the prosecution of Naval Operations until victory is won.... At the termination of the war, if possible, every effort will be made to return them to you when it is hoped that you will feel compensated for any evidence of wear, by the knowledge that you have supplied 'Eyes for the NAVY' during a very trying period...". Toned at extreme top and bottom margins, else very good.
Estimate $ 250-350

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