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Written by:
Col. Charles Young, American, 1864 - 1922  Search this
Received by:
Oscar W. Price, American, born 1894  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
unfolded: 8 3/8 x 10 3/4
folded: 8 3/8 x 5 3/8
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place made:
Wilberforce, Greene County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 14, 1918
Description:
A handwritten letter in black ink on yellowed paper. The letter consists of two folded pages, with the front left side blank. The letter is dated July 14, 1918 and addressed [My dear Oscar]. In the letter, Young offers an explanation for his refusal to write a recommendation letter for Price, writing [I did this for your good, in order that everything that comes to you may be on your own merit].
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Men  Search this
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.39.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.39.4