[Letter] New York, N.Y. [to] Dr. Stoughton

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Title

[Letter] New York, N.Y. [to] Dr. Stoughton

Subject

Esterly, Madison Marshall
United States. Army. Officer Candidate School

Description

Mrs. Esterly asks Stoughton for a letter of recommendation for Marshall Esterly's application to Officer Candidate School.

Creator

Esterly, Maude

Source

Wagner College Archive, Horrmann Library

Contributor

Wagner College, Staten Island, NY

Is Part Of

A complete index to the letters in this collection can be found here: http://library.wagner.edu/wagnerarchive/StoughtonPDF/Correspondence index.pdf

Format

application/pdf

Language

eng

Type

text

Identifier

EsterlyMaude1

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Text

MADISON M. ESTERLY JR.
60 EAST 42ND STREET
NEW YORK, N.Y.

Dear Dr. Stoughton,
The nature of my letter is to beg a favor of you. Marshall has written that he has made an application for Officers Candidate School to become a 2nd Lieut. of the Air Force. He has all the requirements as far as his education is concerned and has passed all his army tests very high, and along with his application his Commanding Officer has suggested getting one or two letters from prominent men with whom he has been associated. I wondered if you would be so kind as to write one of these letters and would mention that Marshall had been Secretary and Treasurer of the Student-Body and also Secretary of his Fraternity and anything else which you feel you could say, the letter to be addressed to the Commanding Officer of the

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2nd Photo Squadron of Geiger Field, Spokane, Wash. and enclosed is an envelope to Marshall as I do not know the Commander’s name.
Marshall’s address is:
Pfc. M.M. Esterly,
2nd Photo Squadron,
Geiger Field,
Spokane,
Wash.
I sincerely hope this is not asking too much as I know how busy you are.
Thanking you so much and with best wishes,
I am,
Sincerely,
Maude L. Esterly

Original Format

http://library.wagner.edu/wagnerarchive/StoughtonPDF/EsterlyMaude1.pdf

Date Digital

2014

Citation

Esterly, Maude, “[Letter] New York, N.Y. [to] Dr. Stoughton,” Wagner College Digital Collections, accessed December 2, 2021, https://wagnercollections.omeka.net/items/show/16301.