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"Correspondence, July-August 1915", Item 007

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Farmers' Educational and Co-Operative Union of America VIRGINIA DIVISION BUSINESS OFFICE ROOMS 313-314 LYNCH BUILDING LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA STATE OFFICIALS: A. B. THORNHILL, PRESIDENT, BENT CREEK R. L. DICKINSON, VICE-PRES., RURAL HOME CHAS. F. SMITH, STATE ORGANIZER-LECTURER, PETERSBURG, VA. D. M. BLANKINSHIP, SEC'Y-TREAS., NARUNA, VA. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE GEO. L. BOWLES, CHAIRMAN, SANDIDGES J. W. CAWTHON, JR., APPOMATTOX H. C. MARSHALL, SAXE R. F. BOWER, CAMPBELL GEO. A. LAMBERT, RURAL RETREAT July thirtieth nineteen fifteen Mrs. Jessie E. Townsend, 245 West Freeman St., Norfolk, Va. Mt Dear Mrs. Townsend:-- Yours of the 21st. inst came to the office during my absence, and I take my first opportunity to reply. I regret that Mr. Grizzard took the view he did and feel quite sure that if you could get in touch with the proper women in your section, that you would have no trouble in arranging for a hearing. I am writing Mr. Grizzard by this mail requesting him to send you the names of a few of the more prominent ladies in his section who might be interested in this subject. I am sorry that I am not in position to furnish you these names. I fully agree with you as to the importance of the movement, and that many of the questions of the day will be much more quickly solved with the help of the good women of the state. With kindest regards, I am, Very truly yours, D. M. Blankinship Sec. DMB/W