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[Lawrence Hall] partial letter to Helen and George "Papa" Hall, from Fort Jackson, South Carolina, Sunday [October] 3, 1943

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I sure hate to send after it but when you need it you need it. Hellen how is every body around home getting along, I hope every body is feeling well by now Papa we sure do have a nice camp we have nice churches down here to we have army preache[r]s they sure can carry a good curman [sermon] I like them they are First Liutenants, Papa I don't know what [whether] I can be home for Christmas or not I sure hope I can Papa if you send that five dollars dont send it in a check for it is hard getting them cash down here, you do anything that you want with that twenty that I am sending a month I dont need it, Hellen it is one thing that I wish that you would do send me a pair of shoes if you can get a stamp I hate to go in town with a pair of those high top sheoes you look just like a negro, Papa tell sammy I said that it wont