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Letter to Miss Keller from Franklin D. Roosevelt, (December 3, 1930)

Transcription of Letter

[Letterhead]
STATE OF NEW YORK
EXECUTIVE CHAMBER
ALBANY

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
GOVERNOR
[End of Letterhead]

At Warm Springs, Georgia,
December 3, 1930.

Miss Helen Keller,
93 Seminole Avenue,
Forest Hills, New York.

My dear Miss Keller:

I am very grateful to you for just about the nicest letter I have had since Election Day. I appreciate all that you say and I hope some day this winter that I may tell you so in person.

I fell somewhat guilty about the Thanksgiving Day Proclamation because I really took practically all of it from the Book of Common Prayer--a particular prayer which I have always been fond of. But it does seem to express one's thoughts about Thanksgiving Day and this particular year I am confident that more people than usual have been turning their thoughts towards higher standards and more unselfish service.

Very sincerely yours,

Franklin D. Roosevelt

FDR-HO

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