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David J. Castleman letter to Mary Pride Jones, 23 February 1918

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structor at a big aviation station, and has been in the service ever since the war started. He had a gold stripe on his right sleeve, showing that he had been wounded once. I asked him if he had ever succeeded in downing a German place, & he said one. He told me that if I'd drop by to see him sometime, he'd take me up. Well, its time to stop. Am going to send you a check to deposit some time next week. Let me know if it fails to show up within a month. Yrs, always D. P. S. - Sunday night. Shall see if Misses M. L. & L. are in tomorrow night.