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Patton, George S. (1885-1945) to Ruth Patton

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06345 Author/Creator: Patton, George S. (1885-1945) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 6 November 1917 Pagination: 3 p. ; 20.8 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes to his mother regarding his political aspirations and having met several congressmen who were less than gentlemanly. Mentions hearing that one congressman was at Patton's parent's wedding. Adds that he has gone horse-back riding and is hunting wild boars today. He writes, "I expect to be a major any day now which shows that this is a great war."

People: Patton, George S. (George Smith)., 1885-1945
Patton, Ruth, fl. 1861-1917

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Military HistoryChildren and FamilyCongressPoliticsWildlifeWorld War IMarriage

Sub Era: World War I

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