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Pemberton, John M. (fl. 1950-1957) To Mrs. John M. Pemberton

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09598.14 Author/Creator: Pemberton, John M. (fl. 1950-1957) Place Written: Seoul, Korea Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 September 1951 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 19 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One letter dated Seoul, September 8, 1951, addressed to his wife; thanks her for his pen and pencils received from her, query behind purchasing a car and questioning his impulse to buy a car without figuring out the logistics.

People: Pemberton, John M., fl. 1950-1957
Pemberton, Kay, fl. 1950-1957

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Korean WarSoldier's LetterMilitary HistoryUS Army Air Forces

Sub Era: Postwar Politics and the Cold War

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