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Welcome letters, special thoughts for Monday.

Reports she sent cable pre-paid reply, no response, delighted received letter Medea.

Notes letter received from Medea. Dads holiday week.

Reports cable received awaiting letter.

Chestnut trees in bloom, brings memories, hope.

Reports letters and postcard received. In own home with pleasant garden.

Notes cables received letters om the way.

Best wishes for 21 May. Anxiously awaiting news. Tells of move from Kensal (house sold) to Nelson.

Announces move to Nelson complete.

Notifies receipt of cable awaiting further. Mentions moving and supplies new address.

Reports arrival of mail with photographs, parcel dispatched, asks after books.

Reports arrival of letters and other message.

Writes this was trial letter using special airmail prisoner of war post form. Reports arrival of recent letter from him and decribes stamps on it. Writes that she had been to Burnley to buy socks and shirts for his next parcel. Interested to learn…

Writes that summer is over and mention planting seeds. Mentions that there are some nice gardens locally and that their garden would compete with grandad's. Garden is her chief joy which is why she mentions it in many letters. Wonders about the…

Reports arrival of two letters from him which mention that their photographs had arrived with him. Comments on photographs they sent him that she hads gained weight but father seems thinner every week. Mentions father has been working extra time.…

Rerports arrival of letters, postcards and cable. Awaiting photographs.

Writes that it was two years since she received a telegram reporting that he was interned in Tunisia and mentions their reactions to the news. Did not dream that he would be interned for over two years. Mentions receiving cable and postcard. Looking…

Reports arrival of postcard and cable and is pleased that her letters to him arrive in sequence. Says most of his letters reach them but not in sequence. Awaiting next letters. Says it is a great relief to learn of the help provided by different…

Writes of weather and earlier blackout times. Mentions his letters which reported that they had had more food parcels from Canadian Red Cross. Mentions letter from friend and passes on news. Mentions factory chimneys smoking after short holiday.…

Writes about weather over year's holidays. Reports content of cable she send previous Saturday. Says how important cables are to her as no letters for some time. Wonders whether when he returns they will still live in their small industrial town.…

Reports arrival of cable and letters, mentions father's holiday.

No letters or cables to report and awaiting next ones from him. Discusses several cables previously sent/received that he asked about. Still no news of missing friend. Comments of weather and father's little holiday. Will stay at home as wartime…

Acknowledges cable on father's birthday and is at loss to understand why her message to him did not meet censors approval. Still awaiting news of missing friend. Comments on recent weather and on book she is reading. Catches up on family…

Reports arrival of latest letters which indicate he is again enjoying normal conditions. Glad to have cable announcing arrival of first next-of-kin parcel. Mentions getting hold of a sponge for next parcel and water shortage in camp. Comments on good…
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