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Number 78-135. No letters from her. Reports on weather and state of camp. Writes he is living with excellent crowd of fellows and goes on to describe some. Mentions persisting with violin averaging four hours a day of practise but handicapped by lack…

Number 79-136. Writes that mail is falling off and comments on weather, allotment of hut for theatre and four rooms for classes. No hope of place to practise violin. Looking forward to more photographs of her and daughter. Asks will 1944 see then…

Number 80-137. Complains about lack of mail and parcel that had arrived at previous camp but not yet with him. Comments that has lost sense of taste again and has glued violin back together,

Number 81-138. Complains about lack of mail and that he does not seem to get replies to his. Discusses house purchase and finances. Mentions letter he has letter belonging to Polish prisoner and to wish all his Polish friends well for 1944. Comments…

Number 82-139. Writes wishing her a happy birthday and thanking her parents for lending them money for a house.

Number 83-140. Hopes she enjoyed her birthday. Still waiting definite news of house purchase and mentions financial tax matters. Weather now freezing which is improvement on previous slush. Mentions two resolutions one to do more fiddle practise but…

Number 84-141. Gives results of recent music exams. Weather turned mild and back to slush. Asks to see if she can get recompense for missing Red Cross parcel. Awaiting details of house.

Number 85-142. Writes of potential house purchase and problems ahead. Discusses financial matters and instruction sent about RAF pay through Red Cross. Discusses name for new house. Puzzled about watch she is wearing. Mentions his lack of religion…

Number 86-143. Send love and greeting for new year. Awaiting news of moving to new house. Comments on winter weather.

Number 144-1. Congratulates her on progress with house. Mentions family illness, time to get into London from new home, and catches up with family friends. Thanks for violin strings. Mention proposed writing schedule. Reminisces on wedding four years…

Number 145-2. Awaiting news of progress with house. Writes of preparing his daughter for eventual liberation. Comments on atrocious weather. Recent arrival of tobacco parcel.

Number 146-3. List her letters that have arrived. Anxious for news of new house. Mentions weather and seeing British medical officer. Feels fit despite lack of exercise.

Number 147-4. Very few letters have arrived. Comments on weather not cold but slush. Got new boots from Red Cross and comments on climate and lack of exercise. Mention that there are plenty of Red Cross parcels available but misses bread and…

Number 148-5. Only letters that have arrived sent before Christmas. Mention a recent cold but otherwise fit. Mentions camp is currently dry and that he had received a food parcel from Portugal. Thanks for cigarette and tobacco parcel.

Number 149-6. Delighted to get letter posted 28 November with news that they have moved into new home. Ask all about it and discusses home creating she will have to do. Mentions fellow prisoner has not heard from wife for four months and could she…

Number 15[.]-7. Card will miss it but hope she had good birthday. Hopes he might be home for next one. Urges her to look after mother.

Number 151-8. Reports arrival of 4 letters and all the news about new home and provides much advice on gramophone and financial issues. Mentions health issues and wishes for the end of winter.

Number 153-10. Reports latest letters to arrive and comments on contents, especially her efforts with new house. Mentions weather and snow for five months but now beginning to thaw. Comments on his struggles to learn violin. Concluded by saying how…

Number 154-11. Mentions that no mail has arrived and camp drying up after thaw and his improved health. Writes about his diminishing interest in agriculture and growing interest in music.

Number 153-12. Mentions that her letters are taking longer to arrive but that he has had three packages. Wishes that clothing parcel would turn up as he has not had one for nine months. Writes that after thaw it has snowed again but that conditions…

Number 156-13. Writes it has been month since her last letter arrived. Mentions weather and violin. Still getting Red Cross food and despite cut in potatoes and increased number in camp, they are still alright.

Number 157-14. He writes of domestic,family and financial subjects giving her his opinion and advice to her on these. He thanks her for an anticipated parcel and requests no more music. He asks if hot and cold water can be laid on in bedrooms at…

Number 158-15. Reports on mail from friends/family but none from her, mentions daughter anniversary. Writes that winter has now gone and he is glad he survived in in good health. Mentions practising violin for 6 hours a day but little progress.…

Number 159-16. Comments on lack of mail. Writes of receiving books from Sweden and practising violin in incinerator. Comments on health and excellent treatment by medical officer. Requests more photographs of house, daughter and her. Asks if she…

Number 160-17. Writes he has had no mail and no sign of spring. Mentions that he has passed 700th day in confinement. Notes receiving ten books from Sweden but no sign of her parcels from last year and no tobacco parcels for months. His violin has…
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