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

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Relief to receive cable. Long discussion on problems with receiver to pay telegrams which they said they had sorted out with Cable and Wireless. Comments on the weather and working in the garden. Reports arrival of another letter from him and says…

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Writes of poor recent weather. Mentions reading of terrific heat in Egyptian desert and presumes similar conditions in Sahara. Reports dispatching his parcel previous Monday and hopes to hear news of its progress from the Red Cross. Comments on his…

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Catches up with other correspondence from friend and passes on news. Writes of preparing his next parcel which she has to send to Red Cross in London where it is censored and repacked. Hopes that he will get it intact and describes items included.…

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Reports arrival of sixteen letters and a postcard over last two weeks. Discusses picture on postcard. Still no news of friend missing in Malaya despite lists of Japanese prisoners published. Catches up with other correspondence and passes on news.…

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Reports arrival of 14 letters latest dated 9 May, thirteen photographs, cable dated July 16, both well.

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Reports arrival of fourteenth letter of week. Mentions letters did not arrive in sequence and lists dates sent. Describes stamps on some letters. Writes of confusion over cables he sent possibly caused by delays to some. Mentions books she is…

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Reports that had now received 13 letters from him over the last week and two cables. Mentions message requesting underwear, tooth brushes and other items. Hopes to get parcel away to him in the following week and would includes soap which she has…

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Reports arrival of seven letters with eight photographs. Comments on photograph and lists dates of letters. Glad he gets pleasure from his journalistic activities and that he was over his stomach problem. Catches up with other correspondence and…

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Writes that by the time he receives this letter he would have been in the RAFVR for three years and that many lessons of life had been learned in that time. Presumes weather had been hot in camp and hoped that his lodging would provide some shelter…

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Reports receipt of letter and telegram which took six days to reach them. Mentions sending another cable and quotes content and explains how his cables will now be paid for. Says she will try and send items he requested in next Red Cross parcel. Says…

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Cable received but no pre-paid reply to further cable. Letters dispatched will explain. Holiday week over, both well.

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Reports sending him a cable and quotes content. Explains that cables have been sent with pre-paid reply for him. Says it will be expensive and asks that he keep that in mind when composing messages. Mentions receiving a cable from him with account of…

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Reports arrival of cable from him but a little puzzled by content but glad for news. Writes about her latest cable. Mentions father's visit to Cable and Wireless in Manchester to arrange for him to send cable through them and they will pay. Mentions…

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Reports still no letters or replies to her latest cables. Writes of weather and some of their activities. Mentions visit to Cable and Wireless to discus pre-paid replies but does not think they need a monthly account. Encloses strip cartoon from…

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Writes about correspondence with cable company options for payments and pre-pay for reply from him. Writes of local countryside and weather. Mentions books she is reading and that she has not had replies to last two cables. Delay might have been…

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Awaiting news, no reponce to cable, latest letter dated 11 March, did parcel arrive.

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Writes about inclement weather continuing and about the garden. Mentions that works closes for annual holidays the following week but that they would not be going away except to Manchester for a night. Writes that she had not received a reply to her…

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Writes about the weather. Says it was three weeks since his last batch of letters and looking forward to more. Mentions that putting stamps on does not seem to matter and suggests he keep his allowance for food. Relieved to hear that Red Cross…

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Mentions weather and then three lines are blacked out. Then comments on what was written in censored lines. Writes of them both getting colds. Glad he is able to get good books and comments on what she is reading. Says she will try and send him books…

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Reports on latest consignment of letters which arrived in May. Catches up with news of friends. Mentions his culinary efforts and that neighbour had brought round rhubarb for her. Continues with more on rationing. Writes of wonderful sunrise, the…

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Acknowlege receipt of 15 letters and five photographs and comments on intense journalistic effort in one.

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Writes of the weather and looking over town to see works where father was and of his daily routine and life in general. Talks about the war in general. Says they will not go away for summer holiday but might go to see their old house and visit…

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Had read about weather conditions in Libya and wondered if similar at Laghouat. Pleased to hear about his journalistic efforts and asks if he could send her a copy of camp newspaper. Catches up with family news and activities. Comments on working in…

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Reports arrival of responses from him to two of their cables and asks about content of one which puzzled her a bit. There follows considerable discussion on sending him shoes he ask for including mention of clothing coupons. Concludes with mention of…

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Again mentions arrival of 15 letters from him and notes dates sent. Mentions some missing item probably not allowed. Sorry he did not get calendars she sent. Mentions photographs he sent and asks questions on content and comments on his hairstyle.…
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