Sale 2461 - Lot 126
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SHIP'S LOG FOR FDR'S "FLOATING WHITE HOUSE" ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Log of the President's Inspection Trip and Cruise on Board U.S.S. Potomac: 19 March-1 April 1941. Signed and Inscribed, to a member of the Secret Service detail aboard the ship, "For Mike Reilly / from FranklinDRoosevelt," on the title-page. 20 pages. 4to, publisher's wrappers, stapled binding, upper right corner of front cover nearly torn away, faint toning to edges. Np, ; inscription: Np, nd
In March of 1941, Roosevelt took a trip from Washington, DC, to the Bahamas and back. The present log records the noteworthy events of the trip, many of which describe the fishing exploits of FDR and his entourage.