23 June 2009
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Sammy Davis Jr.
Correspondence between Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr., including: a pair of typewritten letters from the 1980s on Frank Sinatra stationary reading in part, Dear SmokeyI love you, I have loved you and will continue to love you. Anybody hits you, call me! The Leader, one signed in blue ink The Leader; a Mailgram reading in part Dear Smokey, Please do a number for my cousin Bennie Madonia from Buffalo New York who sitting in the fifth row in the balcony. I'll do the same for you some day when one of your relatives from Mombasa comes in to see me. And dats dat, The Leader; and two thank you notes signed Barbara and Francis.
8x10in. and smaller.
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