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Catalog Number 1982.83.37a
Object Name Letter
Accession number 1982.83
Description Full transcription of text follows:

[wshaw_0037_0001]

[Y.M.C.A. letterhead] Ans soon July 11 Paris France Dear Ma – : Thought I Would Write you a few lines to let you know I am Well. havent any News to Write Much. I am sending W.W. Kimball Co 70 Francs equal to $12 they Will send you the reciept hope you are all Well. I Will try and Write Once a Week you must do the same if possible I havent got any more letters I guess the Mail dosent come very often The Wheat is just getting ripe here now, the farmers use very antique Methods here the American Cities are far ahead of the French. I Must Close With love Walter Shaw

From the service of Private Walter G. Shaw, 18th Infantry Band, 1st Division. With band tour of Italy 2-3/18. Gassed at Cantigny 5/4/18. Died at No. Charpentry in the Argonne.

Date July 11, 1917
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1917
People Shaw, Walter
Subjects World War I
Letters (Home)
Money
Wheat
Paying bills