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    1917 James Naismith Handwritten Signed Letter.

    Date: October 12, 1917.

    Location: France.

    Length in pages: Six, on YMCA letterhead.

    General Topics: Confirms he is not near the battle zone, but can hear the French guns (artillery) being tested. Glad his son Jack is playing football and wishes his other children well.

    Quotation: "...I cannot tell you about our work here as it is strictly forbidden [by the government]..."

    Closing signature variation: "Lots of love to self and kiddies, Papa Jim."

    Mailing envelope: None.

    Condition: Ink 9/10. ALS (Single rust stain at center of each page, otherwise EX-MT).

    LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    December, 2006
    15th Friday
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