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    1916 James Naismith Handwritten Signed Letter with Signed Envelope.

    Date: August 13, 1916.

    Location: Eagle Pass, Texas.

    Length in pages: Two.

    General Topics: Great content, with discussion of a game of baseball.

    Quotation: "...This afternoon we had a ball game with the 1st Maryland. It was a nice friendly game. You see I am standing for the thing I have always said that if there was no gate charged and the boys played for free I had no objection to their playing...It is a good healthy sport and is better than lounging around. There is no money spent to make it anything but recreation..."

    Closing signature variation: "Ever your Papa Jim."

    Mailing envelope: Yes, "J. Naismith" (9/10) and "Mrs. Jas. Naismith (10/10).

    Condition: ALS (Half-inch fold separation at bottom of each page, otherwise NRMT), Envelope (EX+). Ink 9/10.

    LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2006
    15th Friday
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