Mar 21, 2019 - Sale 2502

Sale 2502 - Lot 157

Price Realized: $ 375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Partly-printed Letter Signed, as President, to the President of the Republic of Cuba [Federica Laredo Brú], announcing his appointment of J. Butler Wright U.S. ambassador to Cuba. Additionally signed by Secretary of State Cordell Hull. 1 page, tall 4to; laminated, moderate staining along side edges affecting Hull signature, remnants of prior mounting along left edge, faint scattered foxing. Washington, 21 July 1937

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"I have made the choice of Mr. J. Butler Wright . . . to reside near the Government of Your Excellency in the quality of Ambassador . . . .
"I . . . request Your Excellency to receive him favorably and to give full credence to what he shall say on the part of the United States . . . ."