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This handwritten letter, dated August 25, 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 their personal affairs, his thoughts on when and where he might get stationed, and news of their family and friends. The letter is written on Marine Corps stationary with a Semper Fidelis log in the top center. The envelope bears a red six cent postage stamp and a postmark for San Diego, California, August 25, 1942. ""Let's Set the Rising Sun"" accompanies an illustration of a uniformed man chasing a squirrel and an eagle perched on the top of the planet.
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San Diego, (Cali.)
correspondence: 3 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