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Letters between Father and Son

broken hearts and new dreams

Here is a story of honor and power, of love and commitment, of family and obligation, and finally of decisions that tore a family apart.

This is the original article of August 25, 1912 that published the letters written between General William Booth (above), Founder and Commander of the Salvation Army, and his son Ballington Booth (left), co-founder and General of Volunteers of America.

Click here to read the article in pdf form.

We have presented it this way so that you can see the original format, and also so that you may magnify the small Times font to read it more comfortably.