November 13, 1918
I am taking pleasure in writing to you to let you know that we have been getting your mail and I am so glad that you write often as I love to get mail from you. Charlie, I was up to the Hippodrome and I seen (sic) a picture call (sic) Why America Will Win and it was great when the show was going on. My thoughts was on you but now the war is over and I am waiting to hear from you as I have readed (sic) in the paper that the 313 Infantry has been doing some hard fight (sic) and I hope and pray that you are not hurt and that you will soon be back with us. Charlie, we have send (sic) your box me and Ma and if I could have got another why Willie and Pop would have send (sic) you it. We all want to send you some money but by the time you would get it you may be on your way home which I hope you will so if we donít send it why when you come home I bet you get what you want. Ma and Pop are both well and Pop said all he want is to see his boy come back as he went away. As I was saying about the box, why I went up town and got it and got what I wanted to put in it and come home, pack it and took it right back. Now you know I was glad to send you that little cracker box as I call it. Hope you enjoy what little in it Charlie. I bake some punkin (sic) pies. How would you like to have one and they were fine. Willie said some pies if you were down at camp you I bet you would got one to because I know you like pie donít you. I guess I have told you that Tom Scherch is very sick. He is at base hospital for about 6 weeks and if it wasnít for the sickness that we had here, I think he would be over here. But we have been lucky as none of us are sick. Talk about a boy why Leo is one. He is so bad in everythink (sic). Talk about a kid eat he never get eought (sic). Getting fat to (sic). And please donít forget your pictures. We are waiting for them. I guess this is all I will write now so we all send our love and the Best wishes for getting home soon.
Nov. 25th, 1918
With Love from sister Maggie
Dec 1, 1918
I am taking great pleasure in writing to you to let you know that we are all well and hope you are well and rid of that cold you said you had. And I want you to take good care of your self and never let a cold run on, Charlie. Pop seen (sic) Harry Clark up at the Bellmont Saturday and he said he would love to see you and that he will be glad when you come home. He was speaking of what good company you were and how he like (sic) you and said he would like to write to you but Pop did not know how to address the letter. So if he see him this week why I will write your address on paper so Pop can give it to him. Charlie, we have made that little box up and put in it 3 peniles (sic) 1 pen 2 package of gun (sic) and hope you will get it. Pop and Ma are both well and since the war is over why it seem (sic) like they canít wait until you get home. And I feel the same way and I bet they wonít have to tell you but once to pack up and I bet you will do some packing up. How bout it. Well Charlie I donít think you will be home Christmas and hope you will enjoy yoursefl (sic). But take it for me we will have Christmas for a week when you come home and if I could send candy why I would be sending some every week for I know you like candy. But the war is over. They may let things like that be send (sic) and if they do why we will keep you in what you want. Charlie I am going to ask you to do one thing if you can and that is to have your picture taken and send a few home. We have been getting your mail and it is some good news to hear that you are well and feeling fine. And the way you have been fighting why we are proud of you and the Maryland boys. And oh boy when you come home and where the boat land wonít it be some cheering. And donít forget I be there when all of that going on. Well all of he children are well and Helen is doing pretty good in school. And for my sefl (sic) why I am feeling fine. Also Lee is well and still working up the country and think it will be work all winter and I hope so because its pay good and he could not make much in the city. Well Charlie I will close with Love from all at home and be a good Boy and hurry up and come home as we are all waiting.
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