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    Janis Joplin Handwritten Letter A "pre-fame" letter October 31, 1965, the year that was pretty much the last "normal" period of Joplin's short and tragic life. At the time, she was living with her parents in her hometown of Port Arthur, Texas and attending school at Lamar Tech. Her fiancé, Peter de Blanc, was in New York and she obviously wrote him often as this letter is numbered "39" on the envelope. It contains seven full pages pages of Joplin writing about various topics, but mostly about how much she missed Peter (who was in New York at the time) and his troubling health problems. It reads in part: "...I tend to get a little desperate down here you know, with you so far away & when I don't know what/if anything is happening. God, Peter, you're the only thing that means anything to me you're the only thing I've got! I'm doing fine here, sure, but damn if I didn't have you, wow I don't know what I'd be doing." A fantastic letter from a true musical legend. In Excellent condition. With COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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