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Letter of correspondence from Metz & Jay, Certified Public Accountants, Memphis, Tennessee to J. A. Matthews, Jr., Memphis, Tennessee, 1914 July 20.

"We can say, without reservation, that we feel that you are qualified to fill any kind of a position in an office which requires speed and accuracy in figures, handling of credits, supervising office work or taking charge of any kind of set of books, and that any work entrusted to your care will be faithfully executed. If you have a chance to secure a better position you may refer to us at any time, and we will cheerfully tell any one what we think of your work".

The correspondence in this collection deals mainly with Mr. Matthews’ dealings as a civilian employee government auditor and efforts by himself and others close to him, to secure Matthews a commission as a government auditor.




1914 July 20


Correspondence.; Accounting firms--Tennessee; Auditor.; United States. War Department. Division of Military Aeronautics.; World War I (1914-1918)

Letter, Metz & Jay to J. A. Matthews, Jr., Memphis, Tennessee, 1914 July 20