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  • 1. George Foster Peabody Saratoga Springs New York December 20, 1929My dear Governor: I think our friends Agar and Apperson are off on the question of the Lake PlacidInternational sport opportunity and I have written Apperson of my thought. I enclosecopy to you for a spare moment if you ever have one. We are hoping to hear from you when you may run up although just now gettingabout is not very easy. The gorgeous beauty of our ice-coated trees, branches and twigsis quite marvelous. The damage, however, to trees has been very extensive. I am Faithfully yours, George Foster PeabodyHis ExcellencyHon. Franklin D. Roosevelt, GovernorAlbany, NYFDR Response : December 24, 1929Hon. George Foster PeabodySaratoga Springs, NYDear Mr. Peabody: Those are very fine letters you wrote to Mr. Rosenwald and to Mr. Apperson.Here is another slant on it – if Agar and Apperson legally prevent the winter sports goingto Lake Placid there will be a universal demand to open the Adirondack Region throughconstitutional amendment. With kindest regards and the compliments of the season, I am, Sincerely yours,