Lot 173: ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Typed Letter Signed, as Governor, to Leighton Shields,
November 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: FDR WRITES DURING PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN: "MY VOICE IS STILL GOING STRONG" ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Typed Letter Signed, as Governor, to Leighton Shields, thanking him for his praise and suggestions. 1 page, 4to, "Executive Mansion" stationery; faint uneven toning, faint dampstaining at lower edge, short separations at horizontal fold ends, remnants of prior mounting at upper edge verso. (MRS) Albany, 10 October 1932
". . . [I]t gave me added courage to have such hearty approval of my talk at Salt Lake City. I think your suggestion of using Senator Reed in the east should be given careful consideration and I will discuss this with Mr. [James] Farley at the first opportunity. I expect to express my views more in detail on the veterans plank . . . .
". . . I hope you had a chance to listen to my speech at Sioux City and believe you will agree with me that my voice is still going strong. . . ."