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White, L. Jean, (1915-2014) to Frank B. White

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09855.027 Author/Creator: White, L. Jean, (1915-2014) Place Written: Lanham, Maryland Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 3 January 1940 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 17.5 x 13.5 cm.

One letter from L. Jean White to Frank B. White dated January 3, 1940. Letter is written before their marriage, Jean still uses her maiden name Larcombe.

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