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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Transcript of letter:
St. Louis, MO
February 26, 1898
Mr. L. Hesse:
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.
W. 1629 Grallaw Street
St. Louis Mo.