1898, February 26 – Letter from W. Albrecht to Lewis Hesse

Mr. Albrecht writes requesting work after being unemployed for three months.  Written on stationary from Helwig Bros, Dr. Practical Horse Shoers.  There were two letters in this envelope; you can read the other one here.  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:

St. Louis, MO

February 26, 1898

Mr. L. Hesse:

Dear Sir:

Woudl you please inform me what the prospects are for work and about the amount of wages paid.  I have been idle about three months.  If there would be a chance I would like to come.

Yours Respt.

W. albrecht.

W. 1629 Grallaw Street

St. Louis Mo.


One response to “1898, February 26 – Letter from W. Albrecht to Lewis Hesse

  1. Pingback: 1898, March 26 – Letter from Lewis Hesse to Mr. Vandergriff | Our Wonderful Family History·

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