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Robert H. Barrow to Lela G. Hill Barrow, c1940s.

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Robert H. Barrow M. S. T. C. Millersville, Pa.

Dear Mom: I received watch band. Its OK. I don't realy [really] need the gloves though. I don't think there will be anymore cold weather. I just can [can't] seem to study there is about 5 guys in the room and a lot of nose [noise]. Usually its pretty quiet. Cut apple tree stumps this afternoon. Got quite a lot done on my desk saturday worked about 7 hrs. Have been thinking about the navel [naval] reserve. But I'm only 5'ft 5" and you have to be 5'ft 5"1/2 inch tall to get in. If you do get in the right branch you can finish school and then go in training. If you make