31st President. Typed letter signed (TLS) “Herbert Hoover” AS PRESIDENT, November 16, 1932, 7 x 8.75, White House letterhead, to Max Plowman in East Orange, New Jersey, in full:
I have been deeply touched by the thousands of messages from friends who, like yourself, have loyally supported my efforts have given me to much friendship, and have been moved by a personal warmth of understanding to send me a cheering word of greeting. I am indeed grateful for it.
Toning at edges from previous framing, mailing fold, else fine.
Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt defeated incumbent Republican President Herbert Hoover in the 1932 presidential election just eight days before this letter was written.