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Lot #280
Melvin Purvis

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Estimate: $200+
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FBI agent and archetypical ‘G-Man’ (1903-1960) responsible for the capture of John Dillinger, ‘Pretty Boy’ Floyd, ‘Baby Face’ Nelson, and other notorious gangsters. ALS signed “Melvin,” one page, 6 x 9.5, Hotel Statler letterhead, September 10, 1943. Letter to his wife Rosanne, in full: "This will be a short note to tell you I love you more than anything. I must mail this right away. Today has been a busy one. I have missed you every second of it. I sent you a small present for our anniversary. I hope you will like it. I will write you a longer letter right away. Tell the little boy I love him and miss him and will write him soon. I shall love you forever and ever." In fine condition. From the collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #578 - Ended March 04, 2020

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