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Anderson, Mama (fl. 1966-1970) to Nancy

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09600.12 Author/Creator: Anderson, Mama (fl. 1966-1970) Place Written: Louisiana Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 November 1969 Pagination: 1 p. : envelope ; 26.5 x 20.3 cm.

Nancy's mother encloses a check (not included) for Nancy that is due perhaps for tuition or school meals. She tells Nancy to try to get by although she may be short on money.

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