|June 1918 ROBBINS Letter
THESE NOTES ARE TAKEN FROM BITS OF PAPER, LETTERS AND JOURNAL ENTRIES FOUND IN AN OLD CHEST BELONGING TO WILLIAM G. ROBBINS (1840-1919) THEY ARE THE PERSONAL PAPERS OF WILLIAM AND HIS SONS ELISHA, MERLE, WILLIE & ORA
LETTER JUNE 18, 1918
Camp Sherman Ohio
June 18 (1918?)
Well Hattie I got your letter this eve. This leaves me well and haven a good time. And I trust this will find u the same. Well they isnt eny thing nue arown hear at the present. I rote Ora last night and told him about Davie Hierguson, John, E.J. Higabe and Oscar Isom running a way. I guess they have come home. Well I dont no whither Il come or not. I am durn shure I wont if I haft to run away. I can see the other boys in the gard house, nott me. As for my self I hant home sick for it woudint do me eny good to come home and stay a few days and come back. Well I am sending u my picture. It dont favor me veary mutch. But Il bet the Kaiser will think I am a man when I git a mungst them huns over there.
So ans soon Privet Elisha
They were transcribed in May, 1997 byDarrold Crites 1607 Wilbur Av. Fairborn, OH 45324 <DCrites642@aol.com>
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