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Letter of recommendation from Jno. S. Hampton, Consulting Accountant and Auditor, Memphis, TN, to "Whom It May Concern", 1914 September 30.

"I have known Mr. Jas. A. Matthews Jr. for a number of years, and consider him to be an efficient and promising young business man. I was intimately associated with him in office work for more than two years, and as an employer found him to be energetic, conscientious and capable, while as an associate he proved himself to be genial, considerate and of a cheerful disposition. He has advanced rapidly since his service with me, and I do not hesitate to recommend him for any position requiring business experience, reliability and executive capacity".

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 September 30


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

Letter, Jno. S. Hampton, Memphis, Tennessee, to