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243295-997118 - Spaulding Elizabeth - May 12, 2016 918 PM - SpauldingL_Germansoldiersdesertion_page3.jpg

The Belgian Consul General, Albul Moulauf, writes to the members of the State council of defense, informing them of Belgian soldiers overstaying their welcome in the states by assisting the lecture bureau and recruiting stations. He calls this…
249554-997118 - Smith Megan - May 3, 2016 114 PM - SmithM_BenWalkertoMr.Metcalf_Metcalf.JPG

Ben Walker tells Mr. Metcalf that he needs to get information on the German officers and troops as well as the American officers and troops.

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184899-997118 - Nelson Kaitlyn - May 12, 2016 703 PM - NelsonK_Ben H. Walker to Herbert J. Metcalf, Jan. 19, 1918_Metcalf.jpg

This is a letter to Herbert J. Metcalf was inquiring about what should be done about certain arguments involving the German troops actions and military authorities. He wondered if the United States acts would get as bad as the German.

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224259-997118 - Jensen Eric - May 5, 2016 104 PM - JensenE__MrFinchLetter__Metcalf.jpg

The letter indicates the sickness of Mr. Finch

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198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ D.J.MurphytoH.J.Metcalf Metcalf_1.jpg

This letter is addressed to Herbert J. Metcalf from D. J. Murphy, and attorney from Waukon, Iowa. This letter informs Metcalf that there is a $136.00 Check enclosed to raise money for the men from Allamakee at Camp Dodge. It was noted that the…
198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ OfficeDepartmentSignalOfficertoDanielWMorehouse Metcalf_1.jpg

This letter is from the Office Department Signal Officer to D.W. Morehouse at Drake University in Des Moines Iowa. This letter is regarding the recruitment of college men to become trained telegraphers for the U.S. Army. This letter is in response to…
233075-997118 - Foley Taylor - May 4, 2016 936 PM - FoleyT Wasting Food Metcalf.JPG

A letter to Mr. Metcalf suggesting that people stop sending food to their soldiers overseas due to the fact that the food gets old and bad in the mail and then it is just wasting the food and food production is already at an all time low.

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198867-997118 - Engstler Emma - May 3, 2016 545 PM - EngstlerE_Iowa State Traveling Mens Assessment Notice_Metcalf.jpg

Iowa State Traveling Men

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198867-997118 - Engstler Emma - May 3, 2016 545 PM - EngstlerE_W.T. Harper to H.J. Metcalf_Metcalf.jpg

Metcalf sends a message to Harper interested in knowing the outcome of the G.G. Springer case. Harper explains that Mr. Springer had wire notice last week to report at the Training Center at Petersburg, VA. Harper believed the situation was peculiar…
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