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Graeff, Leonard Eugene, (1920-2016) to Susan Prowell Graeff and Raymond James Graeff

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09611.083 Author/Creator: Graeff, Leonard Eugene, (1920-2016) Place Written: Great Lakes, Illinois Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 September 1943 Pagination: 4p. : envelope ; 16.4 x 13.4 cm.

Summary of Content: One letter from Leonard Eugene Graeff to Susan Prowell Graeff and Raymond James Graeff dated September 20, 1943. Leonard begins with "It sure was swell hearing from you...I got my first mail since being here yesterday. I was so excited I could hardly hold myself down." He reminds his mother he asked her not to take the rations book in that she mentions in letter GLC09611.082, and that he hasn't thought much of his car. He provides instructions for what to do with his car. Signed, "Leonard."

People: Graeff, Leonard Eugene, 1920-2016
Graeff, Raymond James, 1889-1963
Graeff, Susan Prowell, 1890-1967

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

Subjects: Military ServiceAutomobileWorld War IISoldier's Letter

Sub Era: World War II

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