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Bill W., [aka] William Griffith Wilson (1895-1971) Typed Letter Signed, 27 July 1943.

Auction:
2730B
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2730B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Bill W., [aka] William Griffith Wilson (1895-1971) Typed Letter Signed, 27 July 1943.
Two pages. To Forrist Haley accepting an invitation to visit his Alcoholics Anonymous group in Los Angeles. On the Alcoholic Foundation national headquarters letterhead, old folds, 8 1/2 x 11 in.
"Your demonstration has shown that A.A. can spread over the face of the earth--and will. It is a wholesale miracle which makes us exclaim 'What hath God wrought.'"
Estimate $1,200-1,500


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Keywords

William Griffith Wilson, Alcoholics Anonymous, Los Angeles, Alcoholic Foundation

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