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Letter from Grace Bevers to Jack Ruby

Object Number: 2005.010.0214
Category: Documents
Author: Grace Bevers
Type of Object: Letter
Dimensions: 4 x 7 in. (10.2 x 17.8 cm)
Medium: Paper
Description
Letter and envelope sent from Grace Bevers of Mineral Wells, Texas, to Jack Ruby at the Dallas jail.

Letter is handwritten in blue ink on a small plain white sheet of paper and reads as follows:

"Mineral Wells, Texas
Nov. 3 - 1965

Dearest Jack:
There's not much I can say - except I have not forgotten you and think of you each day and night. Saw a good picture of you at Eve's Sunday. Dallas paper. I'd give the world to be able to help you.
I will say goodnight, with love, and many prayers,
Grace Bevers."

Envelope is hand addressed in blue ink to:
Mr. Jack Ruby
505 Main St.
Dallas, Texas

It has been postmarked: "MINERAL WELLS TEX. / NOV 4 PM 1965" and is stamped with a 5 cent U.S. postage stamp depicting Robert Fulton.
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