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Telegram from E. F. Leathem & Company, Memphis, TN, to James Stewart & Company, Inc., New York, N. Y., 1917 December 27.
"James Matthews one of our Senior accountants subject to draft has been rejected for aviation on account of eyesight. He is an experienced and first class accountant as well as a gentleman of education and refinement and would like to serve you in an accounting capacity at one of the cantonments you are constructing in France. Can you use him? Reply by wire our expense".
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.
1917 December 27
Correspondence.; Accounting firms--Tennessee; Auditor.; United States. War Department. Division of Military Aeronautics.; World War I (1914-1918)
"Telegram, E. F. Leathem & Company, Memphis, Tennessee, to James Stewart & Company, Inc., New York, New York, 1917 December 27" (2023). Documents. 3.