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

Citation

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, “Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to D. H. Mudge Sr.,” Madison Historical, accessed February 24, 2024, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/823.

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Description

This is a letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Dick Howard Mudge Senior, a prominent attorney and member of the local Democratic Party. At this time Roosevelt won the 1932 Presidential Election, beating incumbent Herbert Hoover. Writing in response to a telegram from Mudge, Roosevelt acknowledges congratulations on his victory. Looking towards the future, Roosevelt reaffirms the Democratic Party's values and policies in hopes to establish an ordered economic life with continued support from Mudge.

In Collection

Subjects

  • government
  • Edwardsville
  • Democratic Party
  • elections

Creator

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano

Contributor

  • Stephen Mudge

Date

November 17, 1932

Relevant Encyclopedia Article

Language

English

Type

  • Miscellaneous Document

Format

  • Letter
  • pdf

Original Format

Letter

Coverage

  • Edwardsville, Illinois
    1930s

Identifier

  • Mudge-Steve-D-0024
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