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    1916 James Naismith Handwritten Signed Letter with Signed Envelope.

    Date: August 3, 1916.

    Location: Eagle Pass, Texas.

    Length in pages: Two (one full page, one page cut in half).

    General Topics: Apparently several houses of "ill repute" being started. The Colonel has ordered them "put out of commission...there may be trouble between the regulars and militia..."

    Quotation: "...I am learning a whole lot about the meanness of some men and the goodness of others..."

    Closing signature variation: "I am your Papa Jim."

    Mailing envelope: Yes, "Mrs. James Naismith" (8/10).

    Condition: ALS (NRMT), Envelope (VG). Ink 8/10.

    LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    December, 2006
    15th Friday
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