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Lot #1129
John Wayne

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TLS, one page, 6 x 8, personal letterhead, August 8, 1978. Wayne send a letter of condolence to Mrs. Jessie G. Moreell, wife of “Seabee” Admiral Ben Moreell. In full: “I know that our condolences at this time won’t mean a great deal to you, but we wish to let you know that we and all our friends who have ever had any association with the Admiral send our sympathy. Accompanied by a 1972 ALS from Ben Moreell, on his personal letterhead, sending thanks and greetings to family members. Wayne’s association with the Seabees began in 1944, with the production of the film The Fighting Seabees”; his last completed production was a 1977 documentary titled Home for the Seabees. In fine, clean condition. PSA/DNA Auction LOA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #332 - Ended April 16, 2008