Second class steward aboard the Titanic, with a monthly salary of £3 15s. Parsons died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never positively identified. ALS signed “Dick,” one page, 5.25 x 3.5, no date but postmarked July 1911. Letter to “Miss Parsons.” In full: “I arrived here safe yesterday about quarter to eight the train was very late it didn’t leave Taunton until 3 o’clock.” Accompanied by two other similar size postcards, both sent to Parsons, and both postmarked 1909. In very good condition, with a few creases, light soiling, and pencil notation to letter, and expected wear and soiling to other two postcards. RRAuction COA.
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