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Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) to Sylvia Weiner

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0898 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 January 1944 Pagination: 7 p. : envelope ; 22.5 x 29 cm.

Moe writes of how the separation has only made their relationship stronger. They are now in each other's thoughts more than ever. He jokes that the censor will have a hard time with his letters. He wants to know more about Sylvia's selective service board work, and tells her to not over exert herself.

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