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#747 - W. C. Handy

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“In spite of politics and a World War that took my son overseas I have so much to be thankful for”
Description                           Estimate: $200+          

TLS, one page both sides, 8.5 x 11, Handy Brothers Music Co., Inc. letterhead, October 28, 1944. Letter to Emil R. Deems, in part: “I am dating this letter October 28th as it marks the Anniversary of my subway accident one year ago. Today, I feel as well as ever and I am thankful for my many blessings as we approach Thanksgiving…on November 19th, the Negro Actors Guild, Inc., are honoring me with a birthday dinner at the Grand Street Boys Ass’n where many distinguished persons will be present…Christmas lies just beyond Thanksgiving and the thought comes to me that our book, ‘Unsung Americans Sung’ will make a delightful Holiday gift…Our business has been wonderful this year and in spite of politics and a World War that took my son overseas I have so much to be thankful for and hope you feel as all of the firm feels—THANKFUL.” In fine condition. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

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