Wednesday, July 23, 1941
July 23, 1941
JFK had started a summer job working for his father’s old bank Columbia Trust in east Boston and telegraphed his friend Cam Newberry, who had joined the army requesting temporary use of his apartment in Boston.
DEAR PRIVATE NEWBERRY AS THE COLUMBIA TRUST CO OF EAST BOSTON HAS HAD THE RATHER UNUSUAL GOOD FORTUNE OF ADDING ME TO THEIR STAFF FOR THE NEXT THREE WEEKS I WAS WONDERING WHETHER I MIGHT USE YOUR APARTMENT TO LAY MY HAT AND A FEW FRIENDS PENDING RENTAL WILL BRING MY OWN MATTRESS REGARDS MOE.
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