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    1917 James Naismith Handwritten Signed Letter with Mailing Envelope.

    Date: November 26, 1917.

    Location: France.

    Length in pages: Three.

    General Topics: Letter to Fred Will. Encloses religious pamphlet with handwritten notes and edits, with change from British version ("George, Our King) to American version (Woodrow Wilson, Our President").

    Quotation: "...The thing that I miss most here is the touch of the children. I cannot talk French well enough to speak to any of the little ones here and I have not met a child that spoke American since leaving New York..."

    Closing signature variation: "Ever true & valued friend, J. Naismith."

    Mailing envelope: Yes, handwritten but unsigned (9/10).

    Condition: ALS (Minor fold separation, VG), Envelope (VG). Ink 9/10.

    LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    December, 2006
    15th Friday
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