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W. F. Askew, To Father [Zephaniah Askew], 29 April 1878

This is a letter about the 1878 mail contract Wilbur F. Askew secured.

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Str Chowan

April 29th 1878

Dear Farther

[Father]I am on my way home from Washington I got out of my trouble with the Inspectors and have managed to get the mail by the 15th of May, however I want this kept a profound secret as I want to take Old Bell by surprise, he has treated me meaner than I thought one human could treat another I will be home about the 27th of May. My love to all, tell Mollie to write I am anxious to hear from home. Your son


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Citation: W. F. Askew to Father [Zephaniah Askew], April 29, 1878, Steamer Chowan, Askew Family Papers.
Location: East Carolina Manuscript Collection, Manuscripts and Rare Books, Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858 USA
Call Number:Askew Family Papers, #298.1.b   Display Collection Guide

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