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    1927 James Naismith Typed Letter with Handwritten Notes.

    Date: November 30, 1927.

    Location: University of Kansas.

    Length in pages: Three, on "University of Kansas" letterhead.

    General Topics: Outstanding and concise outline on the origin of the game and its growth. This is a draft of the letter to "Mr. C.A. Johnson," and features numerous handwritten edits and notations in Naismith's pencil.

    Quotation: "...Some of us felt that it would be very helpful if we had some kind of a game that could be played during the winter season and that would to a certain extent take the place of football in the fall and baseball in the Spring..."

    Closing signature variation: Unsigned.

    Mailing envelope: None.

    Condition: VG-EX. Pencil 9/10.

    LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    December, 2006
    15th Friday
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