CORBETT, JAMES J. SIGNED HAND WRITTEN LETTER (1903)
ames J. Corbett was born on September 1, 1866 in San Francisco, California. He won the World Heavyweight Title from John L. Sullivan on September 7, 1892. He retired after losing to Jim Jeffries on August 14, 1903 with a final record of 11-4-2 with 2 no contests and 7 KO's. Presented here is an original hand written letter which is signed by James J. Corbett. Dated December 15, 1903 when Corbett was 4 months removed from his last professional fight, a loss to James J. Jeffries. This is a one page note on lined, white paper. Clipped at lower right corner. One smudge on left edge. Bold text and bold signature, all in ink. The note answered an autograph request. Tape on back for reinforcement. 6" x 6."