Letter found inside 1897-99 Victorian Football League minute book, 9 Jul 1912

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Letter
Date Used
09 Jul 1912
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Brief Description
Letter - handwritten on lined paper - from Jack Melville: 'Dear Ted/ In accordance with/ your request re opening match on our ground, made enquiries &/ found that we played Collingwood F.C./ on the 22nd June 1897./ Hoping this is what you wanted/ Yours faithfully/ Jack Melville'. The game referred to is the first match played by Carlton at Princes Park. Jack Melville played a big part in the formation of the AFL football team, Carlton and the formation of the VFL.
0 - Whole: H: 253 W: 200 D: 1mm (H: 9 15/16 W: 7 7/8 D: 1/16")
Date Used
09 Jul 1912
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