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Catalog Number 1994.41.25
Object Name Letter
Accession number 1994.41
Description Full transcription of text follows:


Dear Mother, Lt May of Sedalia is returning to the states so I’ll send you all my best and a few handkerchief I picked up. Really thought six was enough to go around but when I made the count Ifound out that Ihad to leave out Elizabeth or some one else so I’ll just send them all to you keep them or divide them as you feel like it. Paris nearly broke me and as Iam planning on getting to England Iam going to write


May a check and he’ll phone you and when he does you take care of the money. May and Ihave been very close for some reason of other and I certainly hate to see him leave. It has been one of those pleasant friendship that a man doesnt have many of during a life time well take care of the check. do what you want with the handkerchief and May will tell you about me - love to all Jim April 17 - 1919.

From the service of James Robert Davis, M.D., Medical Corps, 816th Pioneer Infantry Division.
Date April 17, 1919
Year Range from 1919
Year Range to 1919
People Davis, James Robert
Subjects World War I
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