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The following is a correspondence from The New Mexican Council of Defense to the Connecticut Council of Defense in action against Hearst's papers.
We beg to acknowledge receipt of your circular letter #5 dated June 17.
This Council has…

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The following is an alien property account of a local Council of Defense.
Name Land Personal Property Total

Deckert Carl, South end $1950 $270 $2220.

Dede Deidrich, Berlin St. 2229 50 2279.

Fischer Henry H & Mary…

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The following are orders from the Connecticut Council of Defense, May 28, 1918.
"To all local Agencies:
It is necessary that the Alien Property Custodian shall locate all property owned by enemies, our allies of enemies, in the United States. We…

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The following is a response to the Council of Defense call for detectives.
"Thomas Hews Esq. Secretary,
Connecticut State Council of Defense, Hartford, Conn.
Dear sir:-
In reply to your letter of Sept. 6th. requesting the name of someone who…

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The following is a decree put up in government and local building written in both English and German.
"GERMANS YOU MUST REGISTER BETWEEN Monday, Feb. 4, and Saturday, FEB. 9
A Proclamation issued by the president of the United States on November…

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The following is a note from of a phone call made to the Council of Defense.
"Mr. Alsop
Mr. Luddy
Mr. Albert H. House of Windsor reports the name of Mr. Lewis Meher who resides on Pine Swamp Road which runs off the main road at Station 8.

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The images include the press release the Council of Defense recommended and the corresponding article.
The Information for the Press states,
"Hartford, November 11--- The attention of the Connecticut State Council of Defense has been called on…

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One librarians response to orders for a librarian to remove dangerous books from the the stacks.
"Mr. A. B. Sands
Heartford Conn.
Dear Sir,
Your communication to free Public Library Mt Carmel relative to withdrawal of Pro- German books from…

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The following are national orders regarding removal of pro-German books from library selves.
To the Several State Councils of Defense,
From time to time we have been advised by various State Councils that certain books of supposed…

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The following is a response to the Council of Defense agreeing to serve as a detective for the Navy.
"Thomas Hewes, Esq.,
Secretary of the State Council of Defense,
State Capitol,
Hartford, Conn.
My dear Hewes:
Replying to your letter of…
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