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Written with his own brand of humor, this April, 1918 letter from Tom Ashley to his mother in Deerfield, Massachusetts, describes the place where he is living and includes prevailing attitudes of the French people toward Americans. He includes his version of some of the French customs and describes the Gallic landscape, comparing it to a section of Deerfield (the Old World), while also confessing what is most on his mind - that "everyone is crazy to get at the Germans."


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Letter to Gertrude Porter Ashley

author   Thomas Williams Ashley (1894-1918)
date   Apr 23, 1918
location   France
width   6.5"
height   10.25"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Personal Documents/Letter
accession #   #L01.042

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