Abbie B., age 23, Indiana


I wrote to Philip at once, that I would leave here the 25th. That will give the letter a weeks start of me. These have been busy days. Now my trunk is packed, It would not hold all— so a pillow with an army blanket was reaped on top. I will carry my big brown basket, with lunch and toilet belongings ct. and two shawls, beside my wrap.   All ready to leave early in the morning.

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