Document signed: appointment certificate of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.
Oblong folio (474 x 331 mm). 1 p. Signed by Roosevelt at lower right. With seal of the Department of Justice.
The signature of Franklin Roosevelt appears on this certificate awarding Michael F. Walsh (1894-1956) an appointment as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, this being the district comprising New York City. Walsh had previously served as Secretary of State for the state of New York under Roosevelt's presidency, and would go on to serve as a justice of the New York State Supreme Court from 1943 to 1954.
Clear, bold signature. Counter-signed by Homer Stille Cummings (1870-1956), U.S. Attorney General from 1933 to 1939. Tiny waterstain at left bottom edge. In excellent condition.