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John Curry, the UK publisher of the Classics of Wargaming series of reprints of importnat books needs help from a responsible wargamer in the Chicago area. He has been assembling informationand original materials related to the Fletcher Pratt Naval Wargame and its early players. One of those players, a Dan Dorcy, passed away some little time ago. Dan Dorcy played the Fletcher Pratt game extensively in the 1970's and John talked to him a couple of years ago. Sadly he passed away just before John started the Pratt book. Someone connected with Dorcy contacted John about possibly salvaging some of the stuff he had in his home before it gets thrown out. This includes
John had this to say, "The miniature ships and photos would be interesting, but the paperwork might be more so. However, I cannot get her to send me two filing cabinets."
"So I am looking around for some wargamer who could breeze through the material and pick out anything of interest to the history of wargaming (scenario's, rule modifications, letters to Doc Clerke [Pratt's umpire]. Of course, there may be nothing of any real value."
If anyone might be able to help, I suggest you contact John at firstname.lastname@example.org