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    1919 James Naismith Handwritten Signed Letter with Signed Envelope.

    Date: May 5, 1919.

    Location: En route to U.S. aboard ship "Rochambeau."

    Length in pages: Four.

    General Topics: Written to a fellow medical doctor. Discusses "our work" and that they cannot make the progress they would like. Mentions a future lecture tour and Springfield.

    Quotation: "...You will enjoy working with the men who are in our Dept. as they are a loyal and earnest bunch of fellows..."

    Closing signature variation: "Ever yours, Jim Nay." Rare variation!

    Mailing envelope: Yes, "J. Naismith" (7/10). Also here, on verso of envelope, is what appears to be text for an emergency telegram to another doctor: "Daughter Seriously Ill, imperative you meet Rochambeau arriving Monday, Dr. Naismith." This text is 9/10.

    Condition: ALS (EX), Envelope (VG). Ink 9/10.

    LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    December, 2006
    15th Friday
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