[Letter to Clara Breed from Fusa Tsumagari, Arcadia, California, May 28, 1942]
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May 28, 1942
Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada
1 letter and envelope from Fusa Tsumagari to Clara Breed.
Santa Anita Assembly Center/Avenue S Barrack 31 Unit 3/District 6/Arcadia, California/May 28, 1942/Dear Miss Breed,/I received your letter this morning--and to tell the truth, was rather disappointed. I had arranged to have you come, and received an O.K., but hadn't informed you on time, so I guess it's my fault. I've had the pass cancelled./How would it be if we arranged to meet two Sundays from now--June 14, 1942? I realize that it's rather far off--but then there's safety in numbers. Please write to me in the meantime and let me know. /The application specifies how many of us can see you, the date, and reason. The reason given is usually business because the only other reason is blood relative./I wonder if you come up on the 14th you wouldn't be too inconvenienced by getting me a few things. I have enclosed a money order for the sum of $5.00. If you cannot bring them would you please send them. If you come, please bring them because that is the best excuse I have for seeing you---I hope you know what I mean. I would like the following items:/2 balls (white) for crocheting. (I have included a piece of it as sample)/cost about 25 c. each. Total: .50/2 yds red and white striped seersucker/about 40 c. ydx09.80/1 1/4 yds batiste (or some thin material similar to that)/about 35 c. yd about .45/2 hairnets about 10 c. each .20/made of rayon or cotton (black)/2 yds embroidered organdy galloon about 2" wide./(anything that looks good as part of a peasant blouse)/abt 15 c. yd. .30/1 1/2 yd blue and white striped cotton/material abt 35 c. yd .70/1 doz hair curlers abt 5 c. each .60/1/2 doz cotton sox abt 15 c. each .90/Total approx 4.45/I certainly would appreciate it if you would bring them up on the 14th when (if) you come. We don't need them in too much of a hurry, and they would serve as a good excuse to see you./Yours truly/
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