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Catalog Number 1994.41.6
Object Name Letter
Accession number 1994.41
Description Full transcription of text follows:

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Dear Mother & Ethel Not much news today but I’ll write a note and then get cleaned up for dinner. Iwent to Junctions a while last night but couldnt get a room so had to come back - would liked to have stayed in town as I was tired and a good bed would have been as welcome as the flowers in June. Hiked about 20 miles yesterday beside standing inspections and going thru the gas house. Havent heard from Will this week alltho Iwrote him last Sunday and fully expected a reply from him. if amy and the kids have arrived give them my love sure would like to see them. cant tell how much longer I’ll be here - might be gone in 24 hours and again Imay [ms illegible: 1 wd] here a few more months Not a very satisfactory conditions of affairs but

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such is army life. Nothing of interest to write so will take this to the post office. Love to all Jim Sunday [September] 29 1918

From the service of James Robert Davis, M.D., Medical Corps, 816th Pioneer Infantry Division.
Date September 29, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
People Davis, James Robert
Subjects World War I
Letters (Home)
Family
Hiking
Letter Writing
Military life