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Guide to the Troy D. Savage Letter MSS.3083

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Lydia Wommack

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

October 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-28T11:01-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Troy D. Savage Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.3083

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1940 July 17

Abstract:

A letter from Troy D. Savage of Lexington, Kentucky to Charles Shanks in Honolulu, Hawaii about Mrs. Shanks' suit for divorce.

Preferred Citation:

Troy D. Savage Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2010.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a letter from Troy D. Savage, an attorney of Lexington, Kentucky, to Charles Shanks, a U.S. Army soldier stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii. Savage, representing Mrs. Shanks in her suit for divorce, requesting the payment of certain bills directly to her in lieu of any alimony. If Shanks declines to do this, Savage warns him that, because he made a fraudulent claim that he was single at the time of his enlistment, he could be "kicked out of the Army or forced to make your wife a substantial allotment from your [Army] salary."

Biographical/Historical note

In 1940, Troy D. Savage was an attorney in Lexington, Kentucky.

Letter Box SC0049 Folder 3083.1