Colonel Charles Young Post 398
Department of New York
2350 Seventh Ave. New York City
Phone Audubon 2359
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The American Legion
Thomas H. Walters Commander
William Service Bell 1st Vice-Commander
Nathaniel A. Burrell, Jr. 2nd Vice-Commander
McDonald Spencer 3rd Vice-Commander
Emanuel A. Romero Adjutant
I. Newton Braithwaite Assistant Adjutant
Alonzo F. Burnham, Jr. Finance Officer
William H. Cooper Service Officer
Rev. Marshal L. Shepard Chaplain
C. Benj. Curley Chairman
Matthew V. Boutte
Reginald W. Overton
Thomas B. Dyett
May 5th, 1923.
My Dear Mrs. Young:-
With ten thousand apologies for again disturbing
you concerning our effort to conduct Honor Services over the remains
of Colonel Young, I am enclosing you this message from the War Dep't.
which has just this moment come into my hands.
We are, as I have before stated, having the fin-
est cooperation from the many individuals and organizations ad[n]d the
services promise to be very successful. I have written for the 27th
so as to allow for completion of plans and for the possible delay of
The sooner I am able to state a definite date
the better it will be for the making of my program.
I am asking that you return the enclosed letter
from the War Dep't. as these letters are important to thecompleteness
of my files. Am also enclosing stamped envelope for return.
For the success of our efforts and hoping for
your good health, I am.
Very truly yours,
Wm Service Bell
William Service Bell,