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    George Gershwin Typed Letter Signed "George Gershwin." Two pages on his personal imprinted letterhead, 8.25" x 10.75"; New York; March 24, 1933. A letter to Miss Nellie Graves: "It is exceedingly kind of you to send me your father's remedy, and I regret that at the moment I am not in a position to give you an opinion of it. Having been under medical care for several years, I have recently become interested in the simpler treatment of proper food and diet, and since I find it helpful, thus far, I feel that it would be inadvisable to return to medicine of any kind until it appears necessary." With one holographic emendation. The original transmittal envelope is present.

    Condition: Flattened mail folds, with a small separation occurring along the vertical fold at bottom of the first page. A bit of soiling, especially on verso of the second page, which also has some mat burn. Envelope has wear and soiling at edges.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2020
    12th Thursday
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