[Letter from Edgar B. Sutherlin to Edith Wilson, March 3, 1902]

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Letter from Edgar B. Sutherlin to Edith Wilson, on March 3, 1902. He apologizes for taking so long to write back, and informs her that his father has died. He also mentions his plans to join the Navy.

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[4] p. ; 21 cm.

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Sutherlin, Edgar Brown March 3, 1902.

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Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

The Sutherlin Family presents their collection of family letters to and from James Edgar Sutherlin, when he served in the U.S. Navy in WWII. He enlisted before he was 18 and served from 1943 - 1946. Official Navy documents, ship menus, Newsletters, and family photographs are included.

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Letter from Edgar B. Sutherlin to Edith Wilson, on March 3, 1902. He apologizes for taking so long to write back, and informs her that his father has died. He also mentions his plans to join the Navy.

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[4] p. ; 21 cm.

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Handwritten note on back of last page reads: "daddy father Dr. Sutherlin's death Deb 28, 1902, buried in Ladoga."

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  • March 3, 1902

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  • Dec. 10, 2014, 11:10 p.m.

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Sutherlin, Edgar Brown. [Letter from Edgar B. Sutherlin to Edith Wilson, March 3, 1902], letter, March 3, 1902; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth549731/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family.