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Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to D. H. Mudge Sr.


Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, “Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to D. H. Mudge Sr.,” Madison Historical, accessed June 20, 2024,


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This is the second letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Dick Howard Mudge Senior, a prominent attorney and member of the local Democratic Party. At this time Roosevelt was the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for New York. In the letter Roosevelt acknowledges Mudge's encouraging response from October 18. Brief in his reply, Roosevelt is preoccupied with the closing week of his campaign and unable to write further. Roosevelt went on to be elected governor of New York.

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  • government
  • Edwardsville
  • Democratic Party
  • elections


Roosevelt, Franklin Delano


  • Mudge, Stephen


November 2, 1928

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  • Edwardsville, Illinois
  • 1920s


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