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Catalog Number 2005.35.7z
Object Name Postcard
Accession number 2005.35
Description Inscribed postcard to: "Mrs. R Smith / 1824 So 5 St / St Joseph / MO / USA". Front of postcard includes a black and white photograph of Westminster Abbey in London. Text on postcard: "Westminster Abbey. London."

Handwritten inscription on back of postcard, transcribed: "Dear Sister Anna / Will now drop you a few line. Will say that Papa & I are both well & will say we are now in London now this is a grand place and I cant begin to write it all so you will hafto [sic] wate [sic] untill [sic] we get home. Well are going to [illegible] some time this week. Will sale [sic] fore [sic] home on July 2 that is from Liverpool / Love to all."

14 x 9 cm.

From the service of William E. Letts, Coxswain U.S. Navy. Letts enlisted April 1, 1916, trained at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois, served aboard the U.S.S. Wyoming, and was honorably discharged on March 25, 1920.
People Letts, William E. "Billie"
Subjects World War I
Postcards
England
Abbeys