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Catalog Number 2004.71.15
Object Name Correspondence
Accession number 2004.71
Description A letter on House of Representatives stationary from Congressman Charles B. Timberlake to John Hoover Price, dated May 12, 1917.

Letter reads:
My dear Mr. Price:-
As promised in my letter of recent date, I took up with the Adjutant General, the matter of having your age waived and wrote that I thought was a very strong letter in your behalf. I failed, however, to make any impression, apparently, on the Adjutant General and he has flatly refused to consider any waiver. I only received this information this morning and enclose, herewith, a copy of the letter transmitting it. Regretting that I cannot be of service to you in the instance, I am
Very truly yours,

Bears the signature of Charles B. Timberlake

Rust stains from a paper clip can be seen in three different spots on the paper.

From the service of Musician, later 2nd Lieutenant John Hoover Price, 25th Cavalry Band, then Band, Headquarters 83rd Field Artillery, then 19th Training Battery, Field Artillery Command Officers' Training School, Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky.

Date May 12, 1917
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1917
Subjects Enlistment
Aging
Search Terms United States House of Representatives
Adjutant general
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