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January 1. 1915

This is a bright sunny day. not too cold. perfect winter weather  Received a telegram dated Jan 1. from Las-Van-Gent- dutch - belgium boundary line signed by United States Vice-Consul ^ [[insertion]] Julius [[/insertion]] [[underline]] Van Hee [[/underline]] advising me to send funds for my [[underline]] my sister [[/underline]] in bills by registered letter to Van Hee poste restante Las van Gent. This makes be believe that the draft I mailed on December 12 (1000 Dollars) to [[strikethrough]] Minister [[/strikethrough]] Dr. [[underline]] Henry van Dyke [[/underline]] American Legation the Hague has not yet been transmitted to U.S. [[/underline]] Consul Johnson [[/underline]] in Ghent. I therefore immediately cabled an answer that I have sent $1000 on Dec. 12. Also wrote a registered letter enclosing ten Dollars stating the case and

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Julius Van Hee, American Vice-Consul at Ghent

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