Telegram to Wendell L. Willkie Responding to His Telegram Conceding the Presidential Election
Please accept my sincere thanks for your message of congratulation. I greatly appreciate the assurance of your good wishes for my health and happiness which I heartily reciprocate.
Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Source: "Willkie Telegram, President and His Rival Exchange Messages on the Election," New York Times, November 7, 1940, p. 1.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Telegram to Wendell L. Willkie Responding to His Telegram Conceding the Presidential Election Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/345999