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Catalog Number 2000.14.24
Object Name Letter
Accession number 2000.14
Description Full transcription of text follows:

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Somewhere July 14, 1918 Dearest "Babe" Hello sweetheart how are you today? Am fine and dandy only somewhat lonesome for you. But guess I will be that way for some time. Haven't a thing to do to pass away the time, and read a book for none seems to interest me any. But you know how I always was a times. Guess I will be better satified later. Hope so any way.

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I have just finished dinner to which I did due justice for I was a hungry chap. Well Dearie, how is every thing? Are you any better satified than you were when I last heard from you? what are you doing these long lonesome sundays? Guess I will surprise you when I tell you I was to church today and am going again tonight. Babe I ran accross the Little writing which you put in my Little Book & nothing ever touched me more than those few little words which mean so much and with your help. (so far away from me) I entered to try from now on to live up to them. How is Mother? I hope she takes good care of you, and if you had of stayed in Washington I would of been worried half crazy. But I'm not going to worry much because I think you will be cared for during your time of trouble, and as soon

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as possible let me hear from you Babe, as you know it is more important for me to hear than any thing at that time. "Gee" But I can't hardly wait. I was talking to Lieut Edich if you remember him, and he is just crazy to hear from his wife to find out whether it is a Boy or Girl. I told him I would be in the same boat in a few more weeks. I guess I got all your mail before I left Camp Merritt that is if you didn't mail any after you got my telegram

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stating - no more telegrams But write as previously directed. I had written you almost every day I was there. We had a fine trip from Camp Lewis to Camp Merritt Well, Dearie there isn't much news that I have left out so will close for this time and will write again tomorrow Be a Brave Little Girl and write often. Don't

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worry one bit about me, as I will take care of myself the Best I know how. And you know how much that is. Just remember what I have told you. be Brave Be Good to Mother My Love Best Wishes and thought are all yours. Kisses Yours Lovingly Capt. C.J. Minick Via New York Co. K 361st Inf. American Expeditionary Forces

From the service of Clarence James Minick, Mexican Border Service, Company B, 11th Infantry and the World War I Services, 361st Infantry, 91st Division.
Date July 14, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
People Minick, Clarence James
Subjects World War I
Letters (Home)
Reading
Churches
Dinner
Telegrams
News