Letter from Joseph Albas to Asbury Coward, April 10, 1905

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Letter from Joseph Albas to Asbury Coward, April 10, 1905

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Letter from Joseph Albas to Asbury Coward, President of The Citadel.

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Spanish

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Typed transcription:

Abril 10, 1905

Sr. Superintendente del Colegio

S. C. M. A.

Muy respetable señor: Ruego a U. se sirva mandarme a decir si puedo volver á respetable mando, pues creo que ha sido bastante severo el castigo que se me ha impuesto y reconosco [sic] lo que yo hice fue un acto de locura pues hoy en dia reconosco que las malas compañías fueron causa que yo saliera de su respetable mando, pues tengo ansias y mucha alegria de volver para su nuevo mando.

Ruego a U. se sirva contestarme tan pronto reciba esta lo cual daré las más [se?] recibas gracias.

Su alumno que le quiere y se despide de U. respetuosamente.

Joseph Albas

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Translation by Christian Mateo Mérida:

April 10, 1905

Mr. Superintendent of the College

S. C. M. A.

Very respectable sir: I plead of you to please tell me if I can return to your respectable command, as I believe that the punishment that you gave me has been severe enough and I recognize that what I did was an act of craziness and that today I recognize that the bad company I kept was the reason for my leaving of this respectable command, and that I am eager and excited to return to your new command.

I plead that you would answer as soon as you receive this and you receive me thanks.

Your caring student who wishes you goodbye respectfully,

Joseph Albas

Citation

Albas, Joseph, “Letter from Joseph Albas to Asbury Coward, April 10, 1905,” The Citadel Archives Digital Collections, accessed February 5, 2023, https://citadeldigitalarchives.omeka.net/items/show/1728.