32nd President. Typed letter signed (TLS) “Franklin D. Roosevelt” as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, January 8, 1916, “The Assistant Secretary Of The Navy” stationery, in full:
The Post Office Department has asked me for a recommendation in the matter of the appointment at Silver Bay. Mrs. Annie B. Adams is the only eligible and I shall appreciate it if you will let me know at the earliest possible moment if this appointment would be satisfactory to the patrons of the office. The Department is anxious to make the appointment not later than January 25th.
Accompanied by original mailing envelope.
In very good condition, mailing folds.