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Letter sent to Jack Ruby from Grace Bevers

Object Number: 2005.010.0217
Category: Documents
Author: Grace Bevers
Type of Object: Letter
Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 7 7/8 in. (31.4 x 20 cm)
Medium: Paper
Letter and envelope sent to Jack Ruby in jail from Grace Bevers of Mineral Wells, Texas.

Letter is hand-written in blue ink on yellow lined legal paper and reads as follows:

"Mineral Wells, Texas
November 14, 1965

Dearest Jack:
Last week went by and I didn't write you. I have been so busy - But I thought about you. As always.
Hope you're O.K. Dear?
I send word to you by Eva. Hope she doesn't forget to tell you. It's the best I can do.
God bless you Jack-
your friend,
Grace Bevers.

I could write volumes, yes I could write a book. but for now this will have to do."

Envelope is hand-addressed to:

"Mr. Jack Ruby
505 Main St.
Dallas, Texas."

Envelope is postmarked: "MINERAL WELLS TEX. / NOV 17 AM 1965" and stamped with a 5 cent U.S. postage stamp depicting Adlai Stevenson.
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