Feb 20, 2020 - Sale 2530

Sale 2530 - Lot 88

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
"IN THOSE DAYS WE FEARED FEAR. . . . TODAY . . . WE HAVE CONQUERED FEAR" ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Typescript Signed, draft of the address accepting his second nomination for president, delivered at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on June 27, 1936. Signed after text. 5 pages, 14x8 inches, written on rectos of separate sheets, stapled together at upper edge; cello tape at upper edge of first and terminal pages, abrasions at upper edge of terminal page, some scattered corrections in unknown hand in blue pencil, horizontal folds. Np, circa 1936

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"We meet at a time of great moment to the future of the Nation. . . .
"America will not forget these recent years . . . . In our strength we rose together, rallied our energies together, applied the old rules of common sense, and together we survived.
"In those days we feared fear. . . . And today, my friends, we have won against the most dangerous of our foes--we have conquered fear. . . .
"I accept the commission you have tendered me. I join with you. I am enlisted for the duration of the war."