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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Algeria--Laghouat (Province)"

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Letter from manager at Jaffe and Sons Ltd mentioning ex work colleagues from prewar employer. Many had now left and were in the forces. Asks how he likes Algeria. Mention fund raised by members of the company to send comfort to members of staff who…

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Letter of thanks to families for food parcels etc, plus detailed description of Laghuoat prisoner of war camp and surrounding area. Mentions they were allowed out twice week to walk in the desert and obtaining a few items through a local agent.…

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

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Reports arrival of letters and other message.

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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.…

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

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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…

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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…

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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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Reports arrival of several letters, one considered the most important of last batch. Glad he received most of her letters and comments on his new friend. Mentions having received over 40 letters from him at Laghouat. Mentions contents of various…

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Reports arrival of 10 letters and discusses cables sent and received. Glad to receive news as was anxious about him over the summer with the intense heat. Writes of recent heatwave that had now ceased. Writes she understands reason for delay in…

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Reports arrival of letters and cables. Mentions soap sent more to follow.

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Writes about the weather and how she feels. Mentions visit from acquaintance and passes on news. Second page has two areas blacked out. Catches up with other correspondence and mentions that it should be cooler when he gets this letter. Reminds that…

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Reports arrival of two cables and news that a parcel had arrived safely with him. Glad he wishes them to start pre-paid cables. Reports arrival of latest letters. Catches up on news and gossip and mentions flowers in garden. Mentions books she is…

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Comments on recent letter of how weary he must be of monotony and unchanging scene and how they are coping. Pity that the work for the camp newspaper has ceased. Mentions parcels not arriving and his report of spider. Comments on weather and recent…

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Reports arrival of numerous letters over the week. Mentions content of cables they had sent him recently. Catches up with family news. Says his spirits might have been low due to great heat and how weary he must be of monotony and seclusion. Reminds…

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Reports arrivall of letters and cables. Hopes parcel arrives. Both well.
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