Laura Kephart’s Letter to Leonard Kephart, September 16, 1933

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Abstract: This manuscript is a letter written from Laura Kephart, wife of writer Horace Kephart, to one of their sons, Leonard. In the letter dated September 16th, 1933, Laura discusses news she had read in the Christian Science Monitor, Laura’s newspaper of choice. She relays that the Appalachian Trail will soon be completed from Georgia to Maine and asks Leonard to gather some more information on the trail from the Appalachian Trail Conference, based out of Washington, D.C. At this time Leonard was working as a senior agronomist for the Department of Agriculture in Washington. Laura briefly gives news on political goings on and then discusses Thanksgiving travel plans for much of the Kephart family.

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Language: English
Date: 2019

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