Circa 1947 Handwritten Letter Signed on George V Hotel Paris France Letterhead to Basil O'Connor sent by Grace Tully, Secretary to Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
(Americana - Autographs - Franklin Delano Roosevelt Administration - Presidents)

Washington, D.C.: Not Published, 1947. F Handwritten note, 2 sides: " Dear Doc: Thank you ever so much for the beautiful corsage, which I enjoyed wearing. We had a marvelous trip and a very happy time in Paris. However, our plans for the Chateau country are off and we are sailing two weeks ahead of schedule because I feel it has been a little too hectic for one who has been out of things for so long a time. We have had beautiful weather the entire time and I feel very badly that we are not able to take advantage of the full time over here. I hope we shall see you soon after our return. My best to Elvira and Alise and kindest regards to you - always sincerely Grace - Many thanks for the radio - we are coming home to hear all!"; Grace George Tully (1900 - 1984) private secretary who succeeded Marguerite Le Hand as Franklin Delano Roosevelt's private secretary, "...She usually accompanied him to the so-called "Little White House" in Warm Springs, Georgia, and she was there when he died on 12 April 1945..." (Ann T. Keene in the ANB); corresponding with D.(aniel) Basil O'Connor (1892 - 1972) American lawyer who became Franklin Delano Roosevelt's legal advisor and was closely involved with the March of Dimes campaign for polio research and other charity work; Tully & O'Connor corresponded for many years and had a very friendly, cordial relationship; approx. 6 1/2" square George V hotel note paper; not dated, circa 1947; old fold lines; light wear; in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 24286)


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