Snapshots From Historic Last Letters of Four Famous People

Final writings of Harry Houdini, Princess Diana, Marie Antoinette, Mary, Queen Of Scots

Before technology made communication as easy as it is today, handwritten letters played a prominent role in every aspect of lives — politics, love, warfare — you name it. Above is an image of the hand-written Letter of Recognition for World War I from King George V (1918) sent to Lance Corporal James Cordingley. (Public Domain, Source: Wikimedia Commons)

TThere is something about handwritten letters, especially when passed down several generations — their allure, history, and sentiments tied with words. Not only did these historic letters make and break people and…

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Fareeha Arshad

Fareeha Arshad

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