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    Frank Butler: A Significant Handwritten Letter. Frank wrote to Will not long after Annie's August letter (see Lot 44050) that "Your Aunty Annie is confined to her bed and will never be well again . . . I am going to South Jersey shooting Saturday that is if I am strong enough." Dreaming of warm winters, Frank finished in an attempt at lightheartedness: "Things have been going bad with us - why didn't you and Billy move south that's the place for us old folks you could do just as well and last longer." A short but pithy letter. Letter is 5" x 6.5" and in excellent condition. Envelope torn when opened. This lot will be accompanied by a family letter of provenance.

    For more information about Annie Oakley and the family provenance of this lot, please click here.


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    June, 2012
    10th Sunday
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