World War 1, Letters and Correspondence

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Letter from Col. Dawson to James A. Murphy

Item is a letter form Col. Dawson, commander at the Battle of Vimy Ridge, commending James A. Murphy on his work at Vimy Ridge and informing him of an effort to award him a military cross medal.

Liscombe Correspondence

File contains a selection of Liscombe family correspondence, mainly that of Olive and Susan to and from Gerald during his time spent overseas in World War 1.

Letter to Susan Liscombe from "Bob"

Item is a letter to Susan Liscombe signed "Bob," which was written in France. In the letter, the author thanks Mrs. Liscombe for mailing him some newspapers, talks about injuries and deaths among members of the 40th that he met in England, relates his experience in the trenches, and notes a letter that he received from Gerald Liscombe regarding the disbandment of the 185th Band.

Matheson Family Papers

File contains family correspondence, including two letters from Ken Matheson to his mother while training at Valcartier Camp, 1915.

Letter from Katharine McLennan to Isabel Farley

Item is a letter from Katharine McLennan to Isabel Farley, dated 8 October 1916. In the letter, Katharine describes recent events at the hospital where she is volunteering in Yvetot, France, including several wounded men who had been there a year leaving, holiday scheduling, and a joke that her friend Edith Parkman was pulling on Helen Homans. She also mentions a trip that she made to a deserted Chateau, "Beauvoir."

WW1 MG 12.189.6 J

Item is a letter from Letter from Ronard Adrieu to an unknown recipient, dated 12 November 1916. The letter, written in broken French, describes the conditions at another hospital and asks the recipient to say hello to Harnois, a patient at the Hôpital de l'Alliance in Yvetot, France.

Letter from Katharine McLennan to Grace McLennan

Item is a letter from Katharine McLennan to Grace McLennan, dated 4 December, 1918. In the letter, Katharine describes the loss that she and Edith Parkman have been feeling since the death of their friend, Helen Homans. Katharine and Edith, now without work, were in Paris at the time looking for positions, and Katharine describes what the capital was like at the end of the war.

Card from Gerald Liscombe to Ella Liscombe

Item is a card with lace detail from Gerald Liscombe to his sister, Ella Liscombe. It was written "somewhere in France". In the card, Gerald writes that he was visited by John McIntyre of Sydney (36th Battery) who used to work at Hall's Bookstore.

Letter to Gerald Liscombe from "Bob"

Item is a letter to Gerald Liscombe from Bob, which was written in France. In the letter, the author notes that he was wounded, describes the capture of German trenches, and communicates the fear and uncertainty that comes from life in the trenches.

Letter from "Bob" to Olive Liscombe

Item is a letter written from "Bob" to Olive Liscombe on December 14, 1916, from France. In the letter, Bob thanks Olive for her recent gift of a box of candy, and describes life in the trenches and a recent letter from Gerald.

Correspondence

File contains personal correspondence sent to and from Christine McPherson (later Crowdis) that provides accounts of life in wartime England, 1916-1919.

Letter from Anthony MacMillan to Cecelia MacMillan

Item is a letter from Anthony MacMillan to Cecelia MacMillan. It was written from Pine Hill Military Hospital in Halifax. In the letter, Anthony described getting his fortune told overseas and wonders when he will be discharged.

Cape Breton Highlanders Correspondence

File contains a letter to W. MacDonald from L. Campbell, dated October 26, 1917, concerning a parcel containing 40 copies of the Inverness Chronicle Campbell that was being sent overseas, and a letter to W. MacDonald from L. Campbell, dated September 16, 1918.

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