Penny Post: Was Pleased To Hear From You

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INDIANAPOLIS, IND.     OCT 13, 1915     930 AM

30th Street Bridge, Riverside Park (image:

30th Street Bridge, Riverside Park, Indianapolis, Ind.       (image courtesy



Dear Mrs. Seerley,

Your car rec’d was pleased to hear from you & that you were having a good time the auxiliary was out to Mrs. Woods yesterday we had a grand time everybody is well we will be glad to see you hope you won’t stay to [sic] long write again.

Mrs. J W Seymour

1245 W 30th St

Indianapolis Inda

Postmarked October 13th, 1915

Postmarked October 13th, 1915


Mrs. J D Seerley

3813 Maple Ave

Los Angeles, California

Penny for Your Thoughts:   Have you had any grand times lately?  What did you do?

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One Comment on "Penny Post: Was Pleased To Hear From You"

  1. basil berchekas jr April 27, 2016 at 12:10 pm · Reply

    in high school I used to both canoe and row boat off the west end of the 30th Street bridge where there’s a landing, across the river from the Naval Armory.

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