Washington, D.C. 1931.
1 page, 7.5 x 5.25 inches, signed "A.W. Greely," Washington, D.C., April 20, 1931. Written to fellow scientist George Bird Grinnell, in full: "My Dear Grinnell I am in my 88th year and past work. However I will try and write a few lines for you." Natural folds; very good(+) condition.
American Polar explorer best remembered for the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition. In 1935 he received the Medal of Honor with the rank of Major General, United States Army, Retired.