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Letter, 19 May 1918, from Harvey L. Parker

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[page] #2 leaving Home but the truble is with the dirty crowd of Boys who keep you from sleeping at all, we have a lot of tramps & kids in the army who make truble for every Body some of them are the meanest Deavls you ever saw in your life Just for doing as thay did last night why every Body goes without eating all Day except Bread and water all of the boys are bad enought but those from N.J. are worst I have ever seen But theas bad Boys will have enought to do when thay get on the Fireing line In your letter of 3ard. you wrote about my getting a Furlough to come to see John but it could not be done nohow besides He is no Brother of mine and I am glad He is not too He is like a lot of the world next page