"LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING HOME, WHERE THE SUN SHINES AND THERE'S NO DRILL OR QUILL": LENGTHY PATTON AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED: A 21-YEAR-OLD CADET WRITES TO HIS MOTHER FROM WEST POINT, 1907
PATTON, George S. Autograph letter signed. West Point, New York, Sunday, May 26, 1907.
Lengthy autograph letter signed by 21-year-old West Point cadet George Patton to his mother, discussing rumors regarding the upcoming graduation plans, an upcoming track meet, separate visits from family friends Virginia and Hammond Johnson, and his desire to return home to California "where the sun shines and there's no drill or quill." $3500.