Letter to Oscar W. Price from Colonel Charles Young

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Written by
Col. Young, Charles, American, 1864 - 1922
Received by
Price, Oscar W., American, born 1894
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
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Correspondence
Men
World War I
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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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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