Letter to Joan Wareing from Alice

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Letter to Joan Wareing from Alice

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The author, Alice, writes to Joan thanking her for a letter. She also mentions the speed of delivery of letters from troops at Arnhem.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Two page handwritten letter

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[inserted] P.S I’ll be seeing you at Xmas. [/inserted] [underlined] Colsterworth. [/underlined]
Joan My Dear,

Thank you very much indeed for your sweet letter. Yes it certainly is great news. I also had a letter from Mary (Hugh’s sister-in law) she lives with his Mummie. She said Mrs [indecipherable word] had had a card from Hugh he was very well and being well looked after. I hope to goodness the war will soon be over then all the boys can come home. You should be hearing from Bob soon. I think they have rushed the Arnhem boys letters through, it’s only taken some of them about

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7 weeks to come. I think they are only allowed 1 card a month now, or so I’ve been told.

I’d simply love to come to those lectures they sound awfully interesting.

I’m very busy sewing at the moment, trying to make something out of nothing for Xmas gifts. They certainly are a problem, especially when you live out of town.

Well my dear Joey by bye for now love to your Mummie and Daddy & lots to yourself.

Alice.

P.S. [underlined] IF [/underlined] you can get me any Elizabeth Arden cream I’d love it please, talc or lipstick. I simply can’t get a thing here.

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“Letter to Joan Wareing from Alice,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 23, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/27747.

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