Letter from Malcolm Payne to Doris Weeks

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Title

Letter from Malcolm Payne to Doris Weeks

Description

Writes about activities.

Creator

Date

1944-05-09

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Format

Three page handwritten letter and envelope

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

EPayneMHWeeksD440509

Transcription

[postmark]
[postage stamp]
Miss Doris Weeks
37, Hawthorne Rd.,
Bunker’s Hill,
[underlined] Lincoln. [/underlined]
[page break]
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FIGHTING FORCES COMFORT FUND
A417512 F/Sgt. Payne. M.
Syerston Etc.
My Darling,
Here I am as promised – and I’m not in bed. I decided after a helluva lot of pondering to do a wee drop of washing. I did not – repeat not press my uniform but I did some other ironing. The time by the way is now 11.30!!
Bloody bloody bloody.
I’m awfully sorry darling but sometimes I do swear you know.
Ain’t it cute.
I have just finished writing home Pet so my conscience no longer
[page break]
[underlined] 2. [/underlined]
pricks me. Not that it ever does much mind you – in spite of what you said this afternoon.
Darling tell me what to write please.
I love your sweetness heaps and heaps and heaps but that isn’t news is it? And you know it anyway so what diff – is it.
Some of the boys came in a few minutes ago and I’ve been gossiping with them for a while but there’s no choice bits which I can tell
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you.
Oh! By the way – how do you like my [deleted] S.A.C [/deleted] S.A.F.F.C.F. writing gear?
Y’know – if it was decorated at top ‘n all I’d rather like it.
Darling, I know you’ll be disappointed and I don’t like making you disappointed but I can’t write any more just now.
[deleted] [indecipherable letter] [/deleted] (Bugger!) Do you mind? By hell I’m making some mistakes.
Will say ‘Night for now darling.
All my love and x’s always.
Yours [underlined] Malcolm [/underlined]
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Citation

Malcolm Payne, “Letter from Malcolm Payne to Doris Weeks,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 16, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10588.

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