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Writes that she is still concerned with daughter being unwell and describes daily activities including sending her to bed. Concern over possibility of whooping cough. Mentions listening to radio and days post electricity bill for £3.4.11,

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Writes of visit from knife sharpener/china riveter man and delivery of crazy paving. Goes on with other domestic matters and daughter's activities. Continues with another visit by china riveter, thanks him for his letter and encourages him to see MO.…

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Writes that his latest letter was a pleasant surprise and she was glad he got a seat on the train back. Mentions she went out on SSAFA business and other activities. Concludes with news of children's ballet that she hopes to get tickets for and also…

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Writes of her daily activities including her investigation of local maternity nursing home. Mentions sending off eight letters and SSAFA jobs. Writes of receiving wedding anniversary congratulatory telegram and hopes that he will be home again soon…

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Writes that packing is done and that she has decided not to take a doll she made for daughter which she will save as a present to celebrate his return. Mentions recent mail and that she is feeling unwell. Concludes with description of activities and…

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Writes it was nice to reassured by ward sister that all was going well but that he would not be home for at least two weeks. Continues with news of packing and arranging transport. Mentions drawing money matters and arrival of Christmas presents.

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Writes that no telegram has arrived so she assumes that all went well but she would ring ward sister for news. Mentions her piano lessons and describes other domestic activities. Concludes with news that telegram had just arrived but she was unsure…

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Wishes telegram would arrive with news of his condition. Writes of mail she has received including one from Sutton's announcing that most items (seeds) had been sold out. Says she will get Christmas cards out that afternoon and writes of domestic…

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Writes that she expects this letter would arrive after his operation and wishes she could be their to comfort him. Laments that their Christmas plans have been effected. Continues with description of her activities; mentions cutting her finger and…

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Writes that she still does not know why he is in hospital, for how long and exactly where he is. Continues with arrangements for a visit to him by an acquaintance. Catches up with domestic news and activities. Wonders if he will get home the next…

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Notes he has been readmitted hospital and awaits details. Will be glad if they can do something but hopes it will not interfere with Christmas plans. Believes demobilization might be postponed. Catches up with news of family/friends and mentions…

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Recounts her journey home from visiting him. Mentions daughter writing letter to him and writes of evening activities. Hopes it will not be long before he is home again.

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Writes of daily activities including problems with preserved plums. Mentions SSAFA business and other activities. Complain about state of waterproofing of house.

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Catches up with news of family/friends. Writes of daily activity and gardening.

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Writes of her hair cut and mentions using off cut for wig on daughter's doll. Worried that weekend travelling is tiring for him and he is doing too much at home while he has not yet recovered his health. Continues with news of new glass and paint for…

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Writes of disappointing news of friend as suggest he might ask the MO about reduced fertility with prisoner of war and if there was any treatment. Comments on train accident and concludes with domestic chat.

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Writes of local historic group lecture and going to bank. Continues with domestic chat mentions gardening. Thanks him for his letter and mentions neighbour news. Adds postscript with plans for the weekend and announces she is off to hairdresser.

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Thanks him for letter sand writes of gardening activities.

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Writes that daughter has started school and she has done the washing and plans to go collecting blackberries that afternoon. Mentions SSAFA mail and plans for future activities.

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Hoped his return journey was not too bad and goes on to mention gardening and news of family/friend. Concludes with mention of getting a coffee percolator and enclosing a cutting of a poem.

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Thanks him for letter and his news. Comments on stool he has found and then discusses travel arrangements for his next trip home. Catches up with family news with activities of her sister and their daughter. Continues with other domestic news and…

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Writes about conducting SSAFA business and discusses presents for friends. Continues with more domestic chat.

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Thanks him for his letter and hoped he had a good return journey. Comments on being attached to writing box and arrival of lambskin rug and her plans for it. Concludes with comment that there was no sign of tools yet.

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Writes that she has written many letters to friends and family. Continues with description of her activities and mentions how much she enjoyed their second honeymoon.

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Thanks him for his letter and comments on his recent activities. Continues with account of counselling meeting with estranged couple and meeting other ladies with matrimonial problems.
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