Letter from Ursula Valentine to her husband John Valentine

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Title

Letter from Ursula Valentine to her husband John Valentine

Description

Writes of shopping in West End and that she is longing to see him. Comments on Japanese entry to the war and hopes they do not get into India.

Date

1941-12-11

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Language

Format

Two page handwritten letter

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

EValentineUMValentineJRM411211

Transcription

Lido
11.12.41
Thursday
Darling Johnny,
So sorry I didn’t write to you yesterday, I went up to the West End for a spot of shopping & didn’t get back till too late. By the way I sent off 2 NSSN’s a couple of days ago, no letter included.
How marvellous if you are really home tomorrow. I’m just longing for you. Thanks for your letter of
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yesterday – it certainly is a terrible blow, this war in the Pacific. It would be awful enough to be defeated by the Germans, but if the Japs should beat us, that would be absolutely unbearable. I hope they don’t get into India.
Longing to see you tomorrow, all my love Ursula.
Frances is much better & is sleeping out in her pram again today

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Citation

Ursula Valentine, “Letter from Ursula Valentine to her husband John Valentine,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 21, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/19705.

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