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Graeff, Raymond James, (1889-1963) to Leonard Eugene Graeff

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09611.031 Author/Creator: Graeff, Raymond James, (1889-1963) Place Written: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 January 1943 Pagination: 2 p. : envelope ; 25.7 x 16.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One letter from Susan Prowell and Raymond James Graeff to Leonard Eugene Graeff dated January 4, 1943. The envelope is addressed to Leonard at a Service School U.S.N.T.S (United States Naval Training School) in Great Lakes, Illinois. Leonard's parents write after receiving two of his letters. His mother, Susan, has not been feeling well. His father, Raymond, relays that Leonard's car battery is dead and the inspection is about expire. Raymond also notes that a woman named Mary Jacobs called and he should expect her letters soon. Also, Raymond assumes that "Fuzzy" is sick of army life at this point. Signed "Dad & Mother."

People: Graeff, Leonard Eugene, 1920-2016
Graeff, Raymond James, 1889-1963
Graeff, Susan Prowell, 1890-1967
Winemiller, Robert A., fl. 1921-1945
Jacobs, Mary, fl. 1943

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Military ServiceWorld War IIMilitary CampAutomobileSoldier's Letter

Sub Era: World War II

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