Postcard from John Valentine to his wife Ursula

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Title

Postcard from John Valentine to his wife Ursula

Description

Number 74-131. Sympathises over house hunting issues and comments on sporadic mail. Discusses financial matters and send thanks for books parcel. Comments on weather.

Date

1943-10-20

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Language

Format

Two sided handwritten postcard

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

EValentineJRMValentineUM431020

Transcription

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20th October 1943

Very happy indeed to have yours of 15th August & 14th September on same day! What terrific & exhausting househunting efforts you made from P.M. Bitterly sorry you weren’t luckier. Very sorry to hear of the absence of my mail. Yours come through quite well here, even if irregularly. This is my [one word censored] I wrote on every date that is a multiple of 5. Anxiously awaiting news re Chalfont. Another parcel from Mrs Hoare – books sent off 1st June Please thank her most sincerely. It is only the interest included in each Building Soc. Payment that may be set off against income for tax purposes. We still await cool here but the weather’s a bit milder than it wa [censored rest of sentence] I hope this is not too late to send my fondest love & best wishes for 8th Dec I’ll think of you especially. Same to Ba 30th Nov. Love to all
John.

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[two ink stamps]

M [underlined] RS [/underlined] U M. VALENTINE
C/O LITTLE CLOSE
DEVON ROAD
SALCOMBE, DEVON.
ENGLAND

Sgt JRm VALENTINE
450
STALAG LUFT III LAGER “A”

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Collection

Citation

John Ross Mckenzie Valentine, “Postcard from John Valentine to his wife Ursula,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 28, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/19367.

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