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    Margaret Mitchell Typed Letter Signed "Peggy", with great personal content, one page, 7.25" x 10.5", Atlanta, Dec. 16, 1941. She thanks the recipient for a recipe and shares news of her health. She writes: "...It sounds so good, and yet, I wonder if I would have the courage to put an oyster to a meat grinder... it seems a highly irreverent thing to do... I had flu and laryngitis and then the war came along and, suddenly, I found myself making speeches to school children to raise money for the Red Cross. I now feel like Mrs. Roosevelt and am so hoarse..." She adds a humorous postscript: "I should state that I am galloping about in an outdoor Red Cross uniform. The uniform isn't bad but the cap is terrible. Someone remarked that it was lucky my grandparents were dead because if they saw me running around in a little model that looks like one of Sherman's cavalrymen's forage caps they'd let fly with their muskets." In near fine condition and accompanied by the original transmittal envelope.

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