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    Coretta Scott King Autograph Letter Signed "Coretta." Three pages, 7.5" x 8.75", Bombay [India], February 27, 1959. On February 3, 1959, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his wife Coretta, and Lawrence D. Reddick began a five week tour of India. Shortly after reaching Bombay, Coretta sent this letter home to Maude Ballou, Dr. King's personal secretary and a close friend of the Kings, asking after the King's children, who were sick with colds and staying with Coretta's mother. She goes on to explain that they would like to have the children in Atlanta when they arrive in that city in late March. Usual folds, else fine. From the Maude Ballou Civil Rights Papers.

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