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Handy, Gerald, (1949-2020) to Mary Lawyer

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09908.06 Author/Creator: Handy, Gerald, (1949-2020) Place Written: Vietnam Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 December 1968 Pagination: 1 p. : envelope ;

One letter from Gerald Handy to Mary Lawyer dated December 29, 1968. Handy addresses her as his mother-in-law and writes that he has switched companies and is now a wire man. He also mentions that he has not received any mail recently.

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