Letter of Introduction for Letho Sigalas from the Premier of Victoria. It was written for him to take on his 1939 tour of Europe and North America, which he went on with wife Lili.

Letho was the son of James Sigalas, a Greek migrant who settled in Australia in 1901 and opened the Anglo-American café in 1906, and the Centenary café, in the mid 1930s, both in Bourke Street. Letho worked in his father's café's and in 1920 was engaged to his cousin Lili Vrahamis. The couple were married in Melbourne in 1923 and had two daughters Danae in June 1924 and Magarita Babette in 1931. Letho and Lili were in Greece when war was declared in 1939. Letho and Lili had a final trip abroad in 1960, before he passed away in 1964.

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Foolscap size sheet with Premier's Department letterhead, signed for the premier by E. J. Hogan. Extensive text printed in black ink. The Victorian coat of arms is at the top of the sheet.

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