Fascinating original two page letter signed in ink from the president of the Fishers Island Estates dated April 1943. Some excerpts, "In spite of the war, severely restricting the Island's usual activities, the Corporation is now in sound condition and its future promising . . .As you may be informed, the clubhouse and club pier have been occupied by the Navy since June 10, 1942 . . . The Navy is maintaining the property in excellent condition throughout . . .The Army is condemning about 80 acres of the Corporation's property in the Wilderness Point Area for permanent installations in coastal defense . . . An agreement has been made with the Savin Company to purchase from us sod required to camouflage the defense installations . . . As the Fishers Island Country Club, Inc is not planning to charge dues . . . it will be unable to provide the necessary care for the golf course." A very interesting and rare document chocked full of historical facts from one of the elite golf clubs in the world. Obtained from an estate of a family who were early members. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Fishers Island Letter To Stockholders April ...
Publication Date: 1943
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
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