Letter from Winnin R. Dyson to Thomas W. Bickett, 1917
THE GULF PAVING COMPANY
STREET PAVING CONTRACTORS
Hon. T. W. Bickett Governor
I have been a resident of Monroe N.C. for near a year. I registered thair on June 5th was drafted and sent to Camp Jackson S.C.
I claimed exemption to the local board at Monroe and also the district board at Statesville but was denied at both Places.
I have a wife one eleven months baby, absolutely dependent. And a mother sixty-seven years old Partely dependent on my wages for support.—
I own no Property of any Consequence None that brings me in any revenue Whatever
If you know of any way you Can help me I certainly Will appreciate it.
I had a Pretty good salry and could keep up all right. But my Wife Will have to go work for a living now for her self and child
Please advise if you Can do any thing for me.
Batty C 317 F.A. Camp Jackson S.C.