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ELVIS PRESLEY'S PERSONAL COPY OF HIS 'U.S. ARMY BILL OF LADING' 26TH FEBRUARY 1960

 

Official Original U.S. Army Document. Elvis Presley's Original Copy

 

In 1960 Elvis Presley was ready for discharge from the U.S. Army. He was redeployed from his base in Germany to Fort Dix, N.J. stateside for discharge.

This actual original paper/document of Elvis' U.S. Bill of Lading 'Memorandum Copy' dated 23rd February 1960, document WY-8264343, was Elvis' personal copy for his personal records that he carried with him in a manila envelope from Germany back to Graceland, where it remained until after Elvis's death.

The document explains about the shipping weight of Elvis' personal belongings from his house in Germany back to his beloved Graceland.  

The Army H.Q. retained there original personal copy of this document in there files. (we also own the Army's original copy of this document which you can see in the museum)

Please note: On this Elvis' original copy its numbered 9 (looking at it bottom left) The Army's original copy is numbered 8.

After Elvis death Elvis cousins helped Elvis' father Vernon clean out Elvis' bedroom and dressing room on the second floor of Graceland. Most items were stored in boxes at there respective homes until after Vernon's death a couple of years later. This document came from one of those boxes.
 
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Elvis' U.S.Bill of Lading 'Memorandum Copy' dated 26th February 1960