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Unlabeled Letter

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Title

Unlabeled Letter

Subject

Hines, Joseph M. (1923-1969)
Toms Brook (Va)
World War (1939-1945)

Description

Unlabeled letter containing a list of questions and answers written by Joseph M. Hines. The letter was sent from an unknown location to "Mrs. D.D. Hines" of Toms Brook who was Joseph's mother Mary Hines.

Creator

Joseph M. Hines

Source

Folder 1.4: Letters from Joseph Martin Hines USMC to Duval and Mary Hines, January-July 1943. Truban Archives, Shenandoah County Library, Edinburg, Virginia, USA.

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

May 7, 1943

Contributor

Susan Hines

Relation

Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC)

Language

English

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Text

Envelope:

Pvt. J.M. Hines
U.S.M.C.

Mrs D.D. Hines
1020 Main St.
Toms Brook
Va.
Letter:

1. How long does it take my letters to get there air mail? About 3 days.
2. Did you notice Gertrude’s picture? Not yet, the paper is about 8 days behind.
3. Did Charlotte answer your card or letter? I don’t know which she said. Not yet.
4. What is Wally’s Sister’s name? Ann
5 Have you written to Ruth Miley & Aunt Edna yet? Will do so next Monday.
6. Did your Pal Joe get my Easter card? Yes he’s going to write you.
7. How old is Va? Or did I ask that? About 17
8. What is the girl’s name you are going with now? [Bessy or Betty] Very beautiful! Lots of competition.
9. Tell me something about her? She is a swell girl and very nice.
Mother I’ll send your Mother’s Day greeting Monday. I couldn’t this week because we are awfully busy. Wishing you a happy May 8th. I am now half owner of a Buick 8 Model 1928 Ha. Don’t think I will be long though. Well I have to fallout for a parade so I have to close. Love to All, Joe

Original Format

Envelope and Letter (2 pages)

Citation

Joseph M. Hines , “Unlabeled Letter,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed December 8, 2021, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/11599.