This New York City district attorney and Republican politician served as New York's 47th governor (1943-54); he was a presidential contender in 1940, although the nod was given to Wendell Willkie instead, but in 1944 was the Republican's candidate against FDR. Item #45818
TNS, 1p, 6¼" X 7", New York, NY, 20 February 1940. Addressed to John Stacker. Fine. On personal imprinted letterhead, the then-presidential contender cordially obliges a potential supporter and transmits his signature. Boldly signed in black ink. With original envelope.