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Letter, 19 May 1918, from Harvey L. Parker

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May the God take cair of you until I Return don't give up the Ship [page] #3 low down and mean as many people as I have seen I find only a few good ones and the good ones get but little out of this world You see how Vernon & Cora could come to see John and bring him so menny good things to Eat and still he could not bring his poor old mother enny at all of corse as you said Cora was at the bottom of it tbut my wife could not keep me from doing what was right It is sildum you can marry the right one, as with me and my little Girl She is a good Girl and I never would have caired for her if She was not so good and kind Hearted as she is over