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Lot No. 794

Auction No. 20
Category Autographs
Est. $200
Status Archived



ROOSEVELT, Eleanor 1949 (2nd Aug) typed letter from Val-Kill Cottage signed at base plus the envelope/cover signed also just above the "FREE" handstamped which has then been overstruck with machine cancel of HYDE PARK N.Y. Similar letters listed on the internet average $1300 without the accompanying envelope. As a noted follower & promoter of causes & concerns, her autograph is the most sought after of all First Ladies, particularly by supporters of women's rights. This letter is giving guidance for a funding grant for cancer. A lovely item with a conservative est.