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Babcock, Harry W. (fl. 1902-1940) To Mrs. Noyes

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02150.51 Author/Creator: Babcock, Harry W. (fl. 1902-1940) Place Written: Stonington, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 17 January 1935 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Letter from Harry W. Babcock to a Mrs. Noyes. He mentions enclosing a check for Sunday collections, and indicates that he felt inclined to pay nothing but is instead just reducing the amount. The letter is written on Babcock's personal stationary.

People: Thomas Noyes

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

Keywords/Subjects: Estate, Law, Weaponry, Ammunition, Revolutionary War, Military History, Soldier's Pay, Finance, Muster Rolls and Returns, Injury or Wound, Battle, French and Indian War

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