A letter written to T. N. Carswell from Gib Sandefer, Marines' Memorial Club, San Francisco 2, California, dated Saturday. Sandefer advises that he went by Mare Island which always makes him think of Carswell and World War One. He discusses his humorous list of qualifications that he gave to Jake [J. D. Sandefer, Jr.] regarding recommendations for the new President of their "ole' school" [Hardin-Simmons University] noting he [Elwin Lloyd Skiles] might be the best since Prexy [J. D. Sandefer, …
An envelope addressed to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Yard Craft Supply Office, Naval Training Station, Mare Island, California. Return address from Governor's Office, Austin, Texas, postmarked AUSTIN, TEX. CAPITOL STA., AUG 23 1918.