Nov 17, 2020 - Sale 2551

Sale 2551 - Lot 54

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ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Typed Letter Signed, as Governor, to German-American poet and advocate of National Socialism George Sylvester Viereck, comparing the distribution of political power under the U.S. Constitution with that in the European system, and inviting him to visit to discuss the matter. 1 page, 4to, "Executive Chamber" stationery; horizontal folds. Albany, 14 March 1932

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". . . You are right that there is at least a loophole in the wall of the Constitution but on the other hand it is much less of a loophole than if we followed the usual European system of giving vastly more discretion to the Cabinet or the Prime Minister. . . ."