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Letter March 26, 1919 from J. Brandon to David Eichel

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[March 26, 1919] Home of Democracy, Heart of America, State of Injustice

Dear Dave:

‘Twas with much pleasure I received my daily mail to-day and noted on the top envelop, your oft spoken name. In my eagerness to gaze at the contents, I almost ripped the envelop from ear to ear and was as excited as a debutante at her coming out party all during my perusal of your epistle.

There is no need of your apologising [sic] for not writing before. We are not among those who are captains of their fate and we need must abide by the rules of our captors. If you heard the 3rd verse of “In 20 Years from Now” maybe it would cheer you up as it expresses the thought that someday our time will come even tho it be a score of years hence. I am indeed glad that the visit of my wife, furnished you with some

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