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    1902 James Naismith Handwritten Signed Letter with Signed Envelope.

    Date: July 15, 1902.

    Location: Williams Bay, Wisconsin.

    Length in pages: Eight.

    General Topics: Mildly upset that someone sold a house and forced them out.

    Quotation: "...I really did not think that she was trying to skin us all the time. I thought she was fair. But it looks as if she had been making tools of us..."

    Closing signature variation: "Your Jim."

    Mailing envelope: Yes, "J. Naismith" (7/10) and "Mrs. Jas. Naismith" (7/10).

    Condition: ALS (EX), Envelope (VG). Ink 9/10.

    LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    December, 2006
    15th Friday
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