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    1916 James Naismith Handwritten Signed Letter with Signed Envelope.

    Date: October 16, 1916.

    Location: South Texas or Wichita, Kansas (unclear which).

    Length in pages: Three.

    General Topics: Planning to be home soon. Sports at the camp.

    Quotation: "...There are a half dozen football teams running [at the camp]. All are crazy about the game..."

    Closing signature variation: "Love, Jim."

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

    Condition: ALS (Some minor fold separation at left side, otherwise EX-MT), Envelope (G-VG). Pencil 9/10.

    LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    December, 2006
    15th Friday
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