Archie L. Smithers to Herbert Hoover

Identifier

WWP15634

Description

Archie L. Smithers writes [Irwin H. Hoover] to send his address in St. Nazaire, France.

Source

Cary T. Grayson Papers, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, Staunton, Virginia

Language

English

Text

PARIS

MR. HOOVER,

AM LEAVING TONIGHT AT 805PM FOR ST NAZAIRE, THE MAJOR SAID THE ORDERS HAD ALREADY BEEN ISSUED AND I WOULD HAVE TO GO. AM GIVING YOU MY ADDRESS THERE AND WOULD APPRECIATE YOU NOTIFYING ME AS SOON AS YOU HEAR FOR CERTAIN THAT I AM TO GO HOME WITH YOU ALL, YOU CAN SEND ME A MESSAGE TO ADDRESS BELOW. IN CASE ANYTHING HAPPENS THAT THE COMPANY TO GO IS NOT GOING WILL APPRECIATE ANYTHING YOU COULD DO TO GET ME ALONG WITH YOU ALONE, OR SHOULD I BE LEFT BEHIND AND NOT TAKEN WITH THE PARTY, IF ITS NOT ASKING TOO MUCH WOULD YOU TAKE IT UP AFTER YOU ARRIVE IN WASHINGTON AND GET ME BACK, BUT AM IN HOPES OF GOING WITH THE PARTY, PLEASE NOTIFY ME BY MESSAGE AS SOON AS YOU HEAR ANYTHING DEFINITE, THANKING YOU FOR YOUR FAVORS AND ATTENTION TO ME, MY ADDRESS NOW.

SMITHERS.

MY ADDRESS NOW

CORPORAL ARCHIE L SMITHERS, 
CARE TELEGRAPH OFFICE SIGNAL CORPS,
STNAZAIRE FRANCE.

Original Format

Letter

Files

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/D01740.pdf

Citation

Smithers, Archie L., “Archie L. Smithers to Herbert Hoover,” 1919 January 26, WWP15634, Cary T. Grayson Papers, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.