6283Re: [RedHotJazz] Re: Jelly Roll Morton's birthdate
- Sep 6, 2008Louis Armstrong¹s first passport application includes a sworn affidavit from
his father certifying his date of birth. No joke. I have actually seen it.
You can get documents to prove anything provided you can afford them.
on 06/09/2008 09:12, Hugh at hughphoric@... wrote:
> Regarding documentary 'truth' - there was a story recounted in a paper I readHoward Rye, 20 Coppermill Lane, London, England, E17 7HB
> years ago which (as far as I recall) went like this. An old Mexican woman
> claimed Social Security in California, but as an illegal immigrant
> several decades before, she had no birth certificate. She asked the official
> what this was and was told that it was a piece of paper showing her date and
> place of birth, father's name etc. She went home and returned some time later
> with a piece of paper she had written herself, showing her date and place of
> birth, father's name etc.
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