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    1916 James Naismith Handwritten Signed Letters with Signed Envelope.

    Date: August 21, 1916.

    Location: Eagle Pass, Texas.

    Length in pages: Six (four to wife, two to daughter).

    General Topics: To wife, much about money "...I am convinced money is the root of the whole evil..." Pickpockets around, not sure what to do. To daughter, had a big "gulf storm...it blew down our big tent..." Much about storm damage.

    Quotation: "...Perhaps God does not want us to have too much [money] for it might spoil the children..."

    Closing signature variation: To wife, "Your own hubby, Jim." To daughter, "Ever your own, Jim."

    Mailing envelope: Yes, "Naismith" (8/10 pencil) and "Mrs. Jas. Naismith" (8/10 pencil).

    Condition: ALS to wife (EX, in 9/10 pencil), ALS to daughter (EX, in 7/10 ink), Envelope (VG).

    LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    December, 2006
    15th Friday
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