Scarce and early unsigned partially printed Classical School for Boys report card, 5 x 8.25, for the term ending December 23, 1898, and issued to George S. Patton. The report covers young 13-year-old Patton’s grades. In full: “Times Absent 1. Times Late 0. Times Dismissed 0.” There are two numerical grades for each subject: “Arithmetic 73/96. Geography 91/93. Grammar 75/65. History 88/82. Latin 90/82. Penmanship 85/90. Reading 84/90. Spelling 85/100. Deportment 100 [Recitation].” Signed at the conclusion by the school principal. Accompanied by an unrelated envelope in Patton’s hand, sent to his mother with the famed general incorporating his signature into the address: “Mrs. Geo. S Patton, San Gabriel, Los Angeles Co., California.” In fine condition, with some wrinkling and light toning. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
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