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Nishikawa 1943 August 9th

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Nishikawa 1943 August 9th





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AUG 10
4 PM

Mr. Jack Vasey,

Main St.,


Amache, Colorado
August 9, 1943

Dear Mr. Vasey:

Chas. Received your letter and the

sample copy of the affadavit that you
sent on to Roy. Thank you very much
for the trouble caused you for
writing it.

Your letter was very interesting.

Chas. asked me to write to you to
thank you. He should write to you
but I am writing for him.

I am sure that Roy will

appreciate the affadvit and it
will help him greatly in his

I presume that the peaches are

ripe now and every one is busy.
Read that Elbertas were selling
for $60.00 per ton. How high is
labor? It must be very hot there.
It is also very hot here. The weather
is very sultry since this used to be
a desert before our barracks were
[page two of letter]
2- Almost every day we get a dust storm.
We can’t keep our windows open during
these storms. If we do, we find
dust about inch deep on our beds
and furniture.

It is true that Mrs. Yamamoto passed

away. I think it was about Februrary
that she passed away. Mr. Yamamoto
is not too well.

How are most of my friends in Winters

Fine, I hope. I haven’t written to
Kathryn or Mrs. Griffin for a long time.
I hope they are well. I guess Rickey
was [crossed out] must be a big boy by now.
I guess Mr. Griffin must be busy with
his peaches. Is John still in Florida?
Read where Joe got engaged to a girl in
Sacto. I guess mast [crossed out] most of my friends in
high school are in the army now.
These have been many volunteers from
this center to Camp Shelby, Miss. to
form the combat team.

I guess I will close now thanking

You for the letter and affidavit.

Thank you,
Hatuie Nishihawa
8E – 9D




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