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    1917 James Naismith Handwritten Signed Letter.

    Date: November 26, 1917.

    Location: France (uses Eagle Pass, Texas letterhead, but definitely mailed from France).

    Length in pages: Three.

    General Topics: Not sending any Christmas presents--unsure what censors allow. Talks about his work in detail. Writes a little poem.

    Quotation: "...Just got my first souvenir today...part of a big dirigible that came down when chased by an aeroplane..."

    Closing signature variation: "Ever your loving hubby, Papa Jim." Also a separate postscript signed "Papa Jim."

    Mailing envelope: None.

    Condition: Some fold separation, edge wear, toning. VG. Ink 9/10.

    LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    December, 2006
    15th Friday
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