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    1918 James Naismith Handwritten & Typed Letters Lot of 3.

    Trio of short notes on "Hotel de Castiglione, Paris" letterhead are written to Naismith's wife and two daughters respectively. Note to wife (10/10 pencil) closes, "Love, I love you more and more, your love, hubby Jim." Note addressed to "Miss Hellen Carolyn Naismith, c of her Mother" is written in 10/10 black fountain pen ink and includes text, "...I have not heard how Basket Ball came out nor any U. news...I have not read a K.C. Star since leaving Lawrence and you know how I used to read it twice per day." He signs with a simple "J.N." Finally, a typed note to "Miss Dimps [Maude Ann] Naismith reads in part, "I am so glad that I have one of the family who is a basketball player for I want one of the name to play the game..." Unsigned. Each single page measures 4.5x6.5". One has slightly irregular tear along perforated edge that does not affect text. Others are NRMT, with original mailing folds. No mailing envelopes. LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2006
    15th Friday
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