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Graeff, Susan Prowell, (1890-1967) to Leonard Eugene Graeff

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09611.102 Author/Creator: Graeff, Susan Prowell, (1890-1967) Place Written: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 3 October 1943 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 26 x 17 cm.

Summary of Content: One letter from Susan Prowell Graeff and Raymond James Graeff to Leonard Eugene Graeff dated October 3, 1943. Susan assures Leonard that she and Raymond have been busy on the weekends, but to expect a letter from Raymond soon. Viola the next door neighbor made fudge to send to Leonard, Susan plans to send some candy she bought with the fudge. She asks, "Please do not destroy the box. Send it back, I can use it to send you some again." Susan apologizes for Leonard's company number being addressed wrong in the church catalogue saying she provided it over the phone and then provided the right number again. She mentions Raymond being familiar with the same drills that Leonard has explained in previous letters. She updates him on the new neighbors painting their house slate and black. She updates him on the weather and the recent rain concluding, "[Raymond] said down the country there was a lot of farmers that didn't have there plowing done for seeding yet. It was to dry even to plow." Signed, "Mother & Daddy."

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 ServiceNavyFarm WorkHome FurnishingsWorld War IISoldier's Letter

Sub Era: World War II

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