[Letter from C. K. Griggs to Charles R. Griggs, March 27, 1945]

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Letter from C. K. Griggs to his son Charles R. Griggs concerning daily life back home; the letter actually is written by Charles' mother as she says "Daddy and I were hot and hostess at the USO for Sunday night." Later she discusses the new lace cloth being made and saying that cloth at home runs "from 10 cents to 25 cents per yard."

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[1] p. ; 13 cm.

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Griggs, C. K. March 27, 1945.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and one other and was provided by Pioneer City County Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 19 times. More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Letter from C. K. Griggs to his son Charles R. Griggs concerning daily life back home; the letter actually is written by Charles' mother as she says "Daddy and I were hot and hostess at the USO for Sunday night." Later she discusses the new lace cloth being made and saying that cloth at home runs "from 10 cents to 25 cents per yard."

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[1] p. ; 13 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • March 27, 1945

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  • May 8, 2016, 10:13 p.m.

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  • June 10, 2016, 4:06 p.m.

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Griggs, C. K. [Letter from C. K. Griggs to Charles R. Griggs, March 27, 1945], letter, March 27, 1945; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth743639/: accessed October 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Pioneer City County Museum.