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Item 2190 - Charles Mingus Signed Document Catalog 530 (Jul 2018)

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Sold Price: $269.50 (includes buyer's premium)


DS, one page, 8.5 x 11, June 10, 1942. Union claim sheet signed "Charles Mingus," who fills out the entire upper portion in black ink: Against ("Teddy Burns"), Date of claim )"6-10-42"), Place ("Earls Clothes shop"), Time of service ("None"), and Amount claimed ("$27.50"). In the remarks field, Mingus writes: "I paid fifty five dollars for claim Teddy put against me for a suit. When I went to get my suit the tailor said it was not paid for. So I want half my money or his??" The lower section filled out by jazz composer and pianist Florence Cardiz: Date filed ("9-7-43"), Signed by ("Charles Mingus"), and Recording Sec'y ("Florence C. Cadrez"). In fine condition.

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