ROOSEVELT - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/08/1917 - HFSID 279324. FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT Signed war-dated letter as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, responding to an official inquiry about building occupancy by his Department. Typed Letter signed: "F D Roosevelt" as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1 page, 8x10½. On Navy Department letterhead to Earl G. Marsh, Office of Public Buildings and Grounds, Washington, D.In full: In connection with checking up the floor space occupied by the Navy Department. I attach hereto a list of the Bureaus and Offices of the Department, together with the names of the Chief Clerks and the numbers of their rooms. Appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy by President Wilson in 1913, he served in that office throughout World War I, resigning in 1920 when nominated for Vice President on the Democratic ticket with James Cox of Ohio. As Assistant Navy Secretary, he helped plan the wartime buildup of the Navy and the founding of the Navy Reserve (in which Seaman Murphy was serving, as noted above).
His tenure in the Navy Department resulted in FDR's first meeting with Winston Churchill (1918), then serving as Britain's Minister of Munitions. File holes at upper margin. Fold creases not near signature. Vertical fold through "Ro" of Roosevelt.Minor paper loss at upper margin. See more material from these signers. See more listings in our PRESIDENTIAL (2,003). Please note that this is an authentically signed item. We do not sell autograph copies or signature reprints. Images shown may contain our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, Gallery of History, Inc. We financially stand behind our COA. Ask us about our PSA/DNA and JSA authentication guarantee. Our Third & Best Handbook - The One You Want On Historical Documents! For the experienced and novice collector and for those who just love learning history this beautiful 253-page hardcover volume is for you! Take a look at over. Other listings in these categories. Gallery of History is the world's largest dealer of authentic autographs and manuscripts. Our inventory contains documents in all areas of interest including presidents, royalty, military, aviation, religion, business, science, celebrities, sports, music, authors and more.
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