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This handwritten letter, dated September 3, 1942, is written to Jewel Jennings in Jackson, Mississippi, from her husband, Kelvie Jennings, at a Marine Corps training camp in San Diego, California. The letter discusses news of his new position in the payroll office, prospects for how to handle their personal affairs in Jackson, and his interactions with others on base. The letter is written on Marine Corps stationary with the image of uniformed men carrying rifles and the United States flag in the top center. The envelope bears a red six cent air mail postage stamp in the upper right and a postmark for San Diego, California Marine Corps.
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correspondence: 4 pages
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections, Manuscripts Division, Jennings (Kelvie and Jewel) Family Papers, Box 1, Folders 1-3
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Jennings (Kelvie and Jewel) Family Papers, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University