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Description: In this typed letter signed, the former First Lady writes in full: “Dear Mrs. Sharpe: Many thanks for your very kind letter. I am afraid I must have unintentionally created a wrong impression. I only receive a few letters from cranks but on the whole my mail is not critical. I deeply appreciate your concern and I think you are indeed thoughtful to write. With my good wishes, Very sincerely yours,”.

Letter is typed on a 7″ x 6″ sheet of stationery imprinted: “Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt 211 East 62nd Street New York 21, N.Y.” Included is the transmittal envelope with a stamped free frank.┬áItem #A01466

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was the First Lady of the United States (1933-1945) during her husband’s, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, four terms of office as President. She was an outspoken and active First Lady, advocating for civil rights, an expansion of women’s roles in the workplace, and the rights of WWII refugees. After her husband’s death, Roosevelt remained active in politics, becoming the first U.S. delegate to the United Nations and served as the First Chair of the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women under JFK.

Condition: Mailing fold, otherwise fine condition.