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October 26, 2013

Information requested on former Scout camp

NEW CASTLE — Editor, The News:

I am a retired professional scouter from the Bucks County Council in Doylestown.

I am attempting to write a book on Pennsylvania Council Boy Scout camps.

I am trying to find out any information I can on Camp John M. Phillips that was operated by the Lawrence County Council between the years of 1926 and 1935.

Any information would be appreciated.

I am also trying to obtain a patch from that camp.

I am grateful for any information anyone can supply me with.

Nelson E. Clements

108 Vermont Lane

Levittown, Pa. 19054

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