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    1918 James Naismith Typed Letter.

    Date: March 23, 1918.

    Location: France.

    Length in pages: Two, on "YMCA American Expeditionary Force" letterhead.

    General Topics: Updating his daughter Hellen on what's going on in Paris. Wishes he and wife could go to Scotland. He helped lay out a baseball field for the sailors.

    Quotation: "...I suppose you will read almost as I am writing that we are being bombarded big shells dropping into Paris every 20 min. They make a terrific explosion and scatter thnigs around quite a bit but there is no sign of panic, or anything of that kind..."

    Closing signature variation: Unsigned

    Mailing envelope: None.

    Condition: Fair, with some fold separation and staining.


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