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W. H. AIKEN TELEPHONE WALNUT 0743 W.J. FAULKNER AIKEN & FAULKNER REAL ESTATE, BUILDING, LOANS AND RENTS "Honesty and Service" 138 AUBURN AVENUE ATLANTA, GA. May 13th, 1927 Hello "Bulldog," I guess that you are more than surprised to have a letter from a old friend "Heavy", your former teammate. This is more of a business letter than a friendly one but then it is friendly just the same. As I understand you are not satisfied with H.N.I. for some reason and that you are looking for a change. The school here offers a good course in business and I think you would like it here. We also have a good football team and just now we are looking for serval [several] good players, your name being on the list whom I must write to. The coach whose name is Aiken, a former Hampton man is head coach, "Whirlwind" Johnson and myself backfield coaches so you see we are fairly well fixed. The proposition I offer you is this, and if you are interested please write by return mail or as soon as possible as the backfield men are limited. Your expenses would be paid including schooling and all and in return you would have to stay in school and play football. Now this is not hard and be sure to write me if you would like to hear more of the proposition. The coach is in the largest colored business [[Envelope]] AIKEN & FAULKNER REAL ESTATE, BUILDING, LOANS AND RENTS "HONESTY AND SERVICE" 158 AUBURN AVENUE ATLANTA, GA. [[stamp]] 3 ATLANTA, GEORGIA STA. B MAY 13 11 PM 1927 [[/stamp]] [[stamp]] UNITED STATES POSTAGE WASHINGTON 2 CENTS 2 [[/stamp]] Mr. "Bulldog" Williams Hampton University Hampton, Virginia College [[/envelope]] [[image]] LEE (TACKLE) HAMPTON [[/image]]
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