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Dawes, Charles (1865-1951) to my dear mother

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02679.36 Author/Creator: Dawes, Charles (1865-1951) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 June 1919 Pagination: 2 p. ; 22 x 27 cm.

Summary of Content: He describes a brief trip. The location is illegible but it is somewhere in France. They rode back by automobile.

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 CivicsDiplomacyAutomobileFranceTravel

Sub Era: World War I

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