Wolfe, Linnie Marsh


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617 Stock Exchange Bldg.

Portland 4, Oregon,

Thursday, March 23, 1944

My Dear Mrs. Wolfe,

Your letter dated the 20th came this morning as I was eating my little breakfast.

Please note first that my room number is 617 instead of 616. You might change it in your address book. I was 616 first, but moved to 617 to get away from the drunks next door who wouldn’t let me get any sleep.

This is the paper I use in writing the boys overseas because it doesn’t weigh much, so please excuse it.

I am glad to give you a definite answer to your question, because I fail you so many times. I know so little about Fountain Lake Farm, although I was born there, but I do know all about what you call the Mound Hill Farm, because that is where I lived all my little girlhood, and my growing-up days until I must have been eighteen or thereabouts,


Portland, Oregon

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