Letter to David Baldwin from James Baldwin

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Written by
Baldwin, James, American, 1924 - 1987
Received by
Baldwin, David, American
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (26.7 x 21 cm)
Type
letters (correspondence)
Date
1967
Description
A three page, typewritten letter from James Baldwin to his brother, David. In the letter, Baldwin tells his brother that he is not returning to Istanbul, that he has recently gone through a medial operation to remove a cyst, and that he hopes his brother will join him in London.
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic
African American
Communication
Literature
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Baldwin Family
Object number
2011.99.24
Restrictions & Rights
© James Baldwin Estate
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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