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    George Bush Typed Letter, one page, 6.25" x 8.5". Houston, Texas, January 8, 2002. Not signed. To his son, Neil, addressed. Typed salutation "Dear Family Member." The former president handwrote "Whit!" In full, "The attached photo shows me at the Chrissie Evert charity event in Delray, taken December 2001. I have played in it for 6 years or so. I send it along since it might well be the last appearance by me on any tennis court. After the match I ached badly and am just now recovering. Anyway this picture might go into a family scrapbook - Title it 'The Last Gasp!' or 'The last hurrah' Chrissie Evert is the very best, and someday your grandkids might be proud their great grand dad strode out onto court #1 with her." From Reflections: Life After the White House by Barbara Bush: "To this day we call Neil 'Whitney,' often shortened to 'Whit.' He started out as 'Whitey' because of his blonde hair and somewhere along the way it became 'Whitney.'" Included are two 6" x 4" color photographs of Bush 41 playing tennis, one with Chris Evert, formerly ranked the #1 woman tennis player in the world. Present is the original 10.5" x 7.5" envelope mailed to Neil Bush, with printed George Bush free frank crossed out and 57¢ in stamps affixed. The letter was never folded and is in extra fine condition. From the personal collection of Sharon Bush and accompanied by a signed Letter of Authenticity from her.

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