1896, June 9 – Note from Rosalie Bauwens to Lewis Hesse

A note from Rosalie to Lewis requesting escort so she wouldn’t be alone.  Read a transcript of the letter below (original misspellings & all) or click on the image links to view the actual letter. As you read the transcript of the letter click on the links to view information & images about what they are discussing.

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Envelope Front     Envelope Back      Letter Page 1


Transcript of Letter:

(Envelope says “For mamma’s little son.)

St. Louis, June 9, 1896

Dear Lewis:—

I am going to spend the night up on Missouri Ave. again, and I don’t want to go alone if I can help it.  Please call and take me if you are not too tired.





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