Letter from Harold Gorton to his wife

EGortonHGortonLCM440922.pdf

Title

Letter from Harold Gorton to his wife

Description

He writes of domestic details and the weather.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-09-22

Contributor

Tricia Marshall

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Format

Three handwritten sheets

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Identifier

EGortonHGortonLCM440922-0001,
EGortonHGortonLCM440922-0002,
EGortonHGortonLCM440922-0003

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Transcription

Fiskerton Friday.
Dearest,
I was very glad to get your letter at lunch time today, but sorry to hear there has been a gap in my letters. It’s very good news to hear that you are coming on Tuesday instead of Wednesday – a day earlier is so much the better.
I suppose Pickfords will still deliver on the 2nd & not earlier? The reason for my asking is that I thought you would want my 48 to coincide with the delivery of the furniture. Still I don’t think it’s urgent for me to decide the days now. I can finally settle on them after I’ve seen you.
If I can manage it, I want
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to go off to Nottingham on Tuesday, get the permit, & then meet you at Newark. Of course, as you no doubt understand, I shan’t know until Tuesday morning whether or not I shall be free.
It certainly looks as though something has happened to those letters you posted at Nelson, as I didn’t get mine, so presumably Mary didn’t get her shoes. I’ll write to Alice & check up.
The past three days have been a slack time for me, as the weather has been bad, - the clamps we used to get at Ossington in the autumn.
I’ll try to go over to Spalford before you arrive, in order to
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see Mrs. Gibson, & also to move some of the stuff out of the downstairs room so that you will be able to turn it round.
There are a lot of things I want to talk to you about, but there’s nothing more I can put in a letter. Since you are moving on Tuesday, this will probably be my last letter to Newhouse, unless something unexpected turns up in the meantime.
All my love, darling,
Harold.
P.S. I’m longing to see you.

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Citation

Harold Gorton, “Letter from Harold Gorton to his wife,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 16, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/9267.

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