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    Janis Joplin Signed Letter and Envelope. This three-page handwritten letter is dated August 30, 1965, written by Joplin to boyfriend Peter de Blanc in New York. Written during the time she was recovering from drug and alcohol abuse before her relocation to San Francisco to become lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company, she discusses her family and how she's spending her time. In part: "I've gotten a raft of old Superman comics from Mike's room and I'm going to read myself to sleep w/ them. Poor mother -- she's trying to discourage Michael's reading them and then I, a grown literate adult, parade by w/ an armful." It's signed by Joplin on the last page and on the back of the envelope, and is in Excellent condition with minimal toning, and the envelope shows only minor wear and discoloration, primarily around the edges. With COA from PSA/DNA.

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