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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1121 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 June 1944 Pagination: 1 p. : V-Mail ; 11.5 x 14 cm.

Moe can't believe that such a short trip can bring someone to another country. He mentions that he will not have much time to write over the next few days.

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