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    Robert Baden-Powell Autograph Letter Signed Mentions Boy Scouts. Two pages, 5.5" x 7", 32 Princes Gate, March 8, 1913, to [Ernest] Thompson Seton, the founding pioneer of the Boy Scouts of America. In part, "...We are hoping to meet you on Sat. next, 15,: at your address to the Boy Scouts. Meantime we should so much like it if you (and Mrs. Seton if she is with you) would come to dine with us any night this week..." Baden-Powell was a hero in the Boer War and the founder of the Scout movement. These two men first met in 1906 and shared many common ideas. About fine condition with light soiling and one minor stain on front. Originally purchased from Walter R. Benjamin Autographs. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
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