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Starkey, Teddy (fl. 1917-1918) Mrs. Rosa Starkey

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09602 Author/Creator: Starkey, Teddy (fl. 1917-1918) Place Written: Essex Junction, Vermont Type: Autograph letter Date: June 1917-1918 Pagination: 2 p. ; 28 x 21.5 cm.

Summary of Content: A letter from Teddy Starkey to his mother Rosa reporting on the quarantine that he has been under. It was lifted the day before and the men were allowed to leave after getting their mouths, noses, and throats sprayed twice. The man that caused the quarantine named How from N.H. "after being unconscious for 40 hours died." After they were released Teddy went to Queen City Park for dinner. He signs off saying he has to catch the next electric back to the fort but sends his love. Another letter by Starkey is GLC09601.

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Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: World War IDiseaseMilitary CampReligion

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