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This letter, dated November 15, 1917, from J. Arthur [Illegible, possibly "Young"] to Ensign Marshall of the Salvation Army asks Marshall to travel to Noonan, North Dakota (ND) to speak with ND Senator Oscar Lindstrom, or, alternatively, to speak with Lindstrom when he returns to Bismarck, in order to persuade Lindstrom to contact his wife in Norway and send money for her return voyage to ND, and to "secure his word that he will support his wife as becomes a man of his station in life."

Arthur also suggests that there may be another woman involved in the case and that he should look into this possibility.

See also:

File of Correspondence About the Oscar Lindstrom Case from 1917 and 1918

Letter from Oscar Lindstrom to Attorney General Langer Regarding a Time to Meet, December 3, 1917

Date of Work



Oscar Lindstrom, Noonan, Bismarck, State Senator

Organizations Referenced

Salvation Army

People Referenced

Oscar Lindstrom, Ensign Marshall, Salvation Army


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Letter from Salvation Army Ensign to Ensign Marshall Requesting that Marshall Find and Speak to Oscar Lindstrom, November 15, 1917