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Letter of correspondence from Miss Somers, E. F. Leathem & Company, Certified Public Accountants, Memphis, Tennessee, to James A. Matthews, Jr., Chief Field Auditor, Montgomery, Alabama, 1918 November 5.
"Am very glad to know that you have gotten your commission and hope that you will have different kind of emblems on your shoulder straps when you resign from the army. John Leathem received his commission as a second a few days ago... Some day just set down and write us all a long letter telling everything that has happened in that part of the country".
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.
1918 November 5
Correspondence.; Accounting firms--Tennessee; Auditor.; United States. War Department. Division of Military Aeronautics.; World War I (1914-1918)
"Letter, Miss Somers, Memphis, Tennessee, to James A. Matthews, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, 1918 November 5" (2023). Documents. 11.