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Exhibit X - Letter from Major Roy H. Coles to Adele L. Hoppock - 1921

Headquarters 2d Corps Area,

Office of the Signal Offices,

New York City, June 17, 1921.

Miss Adele L. Hoppock,

My Dear Miss Hoppock: It has been recently brought to the attention of the undersigned by a former female telephone operator of American E.F., that the Bonus Board of her State was in some doubt as to whether residents of that State who were in the military service during the World War as female telephone operators were entitled to the benefits of this bonus.

A letter somewhat along the lines of the enclosed was sent to the operator in question. It is thought that perhaps you might desire to have a similar letter in connection with such bonus as your State may be providing, and I am enclosing one for such use as you may wish to make of it.

Very sincerely yours,
Adele Louise Hoppock
Seattle, Wash.

Roy H. Coles,
Major, Signal Corps.

"[Exhibit X]: Affidavit of Gertrude Hoppock: Letter from Major Roy H. Coles to Adele L. Hoppock - June 17, 1921," in Recognition for Purposes of VA Benefits, Hearing before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Unted States Senate, Ninety-Fifth Congress, First Session on S. 247, S. 1414, S. 129, and Related Bills. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 25 May 1977. p. 376-377.

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