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all story, humor, Charles Bowman, Lancaster, Ezra F. Bowman, Franklin and Marshall College


A handwritten letter from Charles Ezra Bowman addressed to Alfred L. Shoemaker, dated November 12, 1948. Within, Bowman provides his contribution to Shoemaker's request about favorite Pennsylvania Dutch "all" stories.


Charles Ezra Bowman


Alfred L. Shoemaker

Corresponds to:

Packet 63-77


Lancaster, Pennsylvania


11/12 '48

Dr. Alfred L. Shoemaker

F & M, City

Dear Sir:

Herewith in my contribution to the “all” stories- Hope you haven’t heard it before-

“Hey Jake, go with me out for rabbits next Wednesday”

“Yes - I can’t”

“For Why not?”

“My off is all”

Meaning of course his vacation is over!

Yours Truly

Chas Ezra Bowman

F. and M. Academy ‘96

P.S. I enjoy your “Folklore”.



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Letter From Charles Ezra Bowman to Alfred L. Shoemaker, November 12, 1948

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