Lesson 2: Document 10 Transcript


			Apr. 10, 1917
Hon. Bankhead
	Washington

Dear Sir: 
	Do everything in your
power to prevent the conscription
of the young men from the
farms.
	It is as great a battle 
to provide food for the
nation, as to protect the 
nation.
		Sincerely,
		Mrs. I. W. Elliot

Source:
Mrs. I. W. Elliott, Talladega, Alabama, to Hon. John H. Bankhead, Washington, D.C., 10 January 1917, John H. Bankhead Papers, LPR 49, Container 31, Folder 6, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Montgomery, Alabama.