Mrs. Laura Mack Kephart’s Letter to Leonard Kephart October 11, 1946

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Haylee Wilkie (Creator)
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Laura Wright

Abstract: This edition is created from the manuscript of Mrs. Laura Mack Kephart’s letter to Leonard Kephart on October 11, 1946Within this letter, Laura Mack Kephart details her current life situation to her son, Leonard Kephart. She begins by musing about the current state of how fast travel is, and remarks that she is happy that her son will be able to be established long enough to get familiar with his house. She then moves on to discuss her current housing arrangement. After a fire destroyed housing on a local road, Laura remarks that it has complicated her house guests’ locations. She continues to name guests and current events such as Karl’s birthday and Lucy’s party for him. She ends the letter wishing that she had the funds to create a space for her entire family to come for the summer. Interesting topics within the letter include Laura using a Latin phrase, mention of a fire, mentions of room and board, and holiday plans for the entire family.

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Language: English
Date: 2020

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