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This handwritten letter, dated September 11, 1942, is written to Kelvie Jennings at a Marine Corps training camp in San Diego, California from his wife, Jewel Jennings in Jackson, Mississippi. The letter discusses her plans for handling their personal affairs before she leaves for San Diego and reassures him that everything will come out all right for them in the move. The letter goes on to inform him of some news of a friend. A ripped piece of paper containing an address is included with the letter. The envelope bears two three cent postage stamps and a postmark for Jackson, Mississippi, September 11, 1942.
United States--Marine Corps; World War II, 1939-1945
Through the Lines: Letters From the Homefront, 1917-1945
correspondence: 2 pages
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections, Manuscripts Division, Jennings (Kelvie and Jewel) Family Papers, Box 1, Folders 1-3
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
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Jennings (Kelvie and Jewel) Family Papers, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University