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Burpee, Charles W., 1859-1945 to Thomas Burpee

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02744.297 Author/Creator: Burpee, Charles W., 1859-1945 Place Written: Various Places Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 1861-1864 Pagination: 2 p. ; 10.2 x 12.4 cm. Order a Copy

Mostly illegible scribbles. In a different hand, probably his mother, writes Charley loves his father very much.

Burpee, Thomas F., fl. 1861-1865
Burpee, Charles W., 1859-1945

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