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Stugis, Anthony J. (1945-) to "Head" Dujka

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09751.09 Author/Creator: Stugis, Anthony J. (1945-) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 7 October 1963 Pagination: 5 p. ; 23.9 x 15.9 cm.

One letter dated October 7, 1963 from Tony. Is recuperating from his injury. Still no word from Nancy after three letters."She's probably mad because I threw the beer bottle at her house that one night." Asks for her picture. He has bronchial pneumonia with a temperature of 104 degrees. Describes hospital building 310 as a "separate building where they keep all the nuts."

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