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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This typed letter, dated July 28, 1922, is written from Grace Bedell Billings to Herbert Wells Fay acknowledging the receipt of a letter and expressing Billings' preference for who should be cast to play Grace Bedell in a film depicting Lincoln's life. The letter goes on to advise that Billings doesn't have any childhood photographs of herself and no duplicates of the photographs of herself at other stages of her life and would require their return should they be required. The letter is written on "State Bank of Delphos" letterhead, a bank located in Delphos, Ottawa County, Kansas and is addressed to National Lincoln Monument, H. W. Fay, Custodian, Springfield, Illinois.
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Letter, Grace Bedell Billings to Herbert Wells Fay, July 28, 1922, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.