Mar 22, 2018 - Sale 2470

Sale 2470 - Lot 128

Price Realized: $ 1,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
INCLUDES LETTER FROM PRESIDENT FDR TO FUTURE-PRESIDENT TRUMAN ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D.; AND HARRY S. TRUMAN. Three items: Typed Letter Signed by FDR, as President, to Senator Truman * Photograph Signed by FDR * Photograph Signed and Inscribed by Truman. The letter, acknowledging Truman's recommendation that Maurice Milligan be appointed U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. 1 page, 4to, White House stationery, with integral blank; horizontal fold. The FDR photograph, bust portrait [by Blank & Stolle], showing him looking into the camera. Signed in the lower margin. 10x8 inches; soft diagonal crease at lower right, soft horizontal crease at middle right (not affecting portrait). The Truman photograph, "To G. Merle Johnson / Kind regards / HarrySTruman / 2-3-66," bust portrait showing him looking up. Inscribed in the image, middle right. 9 3/4x8 inches; minor creasing and cracking at corners. Washington, 24 September 1940; Np, nd; Np, 3 February 1966

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". . . As you undoubtedly know, Mr. Milligan's nomination for this position was forwarded to the Senate on September twentieth."