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Dawes, Charles G. (1865-1951) to my dear caro

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02679.04 Author/Creator: Dawes, Charles G. (1865-1951) Place Written: s.l. Type: Typed letter signed Date: 25 August 1917 Pagination: 1 p. ; 22.5 x 29 cm.

Summary of Content: He writes that he can tell Henry he can sign the Auditorium Lease Guaranty. He is in good health and likes the army food. He had to leave Webster in London to have a tooth fixed.

Background Information:

People: Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraWorld War ISoldier's LetterMilitary HistoryChildren and FamilyGovernment and CivicsDiplomacyHealth and MedicalMilitary ProvisionsMilitary RationsContractVice President

Sub Era: World War I

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