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This letter from Richard Booth to Local Board #1 of Olathe, Kansas, is similar to many other letters from conscientious objectors during World War II. In the letter, Booth argues that being drafted into the armed forces against one's beliefs, is in "direct violation" of the Constitution, as well as his beliefs as a Jehovah's Witness.

Creator: Booth, Richard Stanley
Date: August 23, 1943

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Item Number: 216562
Call Number: Governor's records, Schoeppel, Correspondence, Box 49
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216562

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