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Biggam Collection Letter: 14

Author(s): May Kirkland

Copyright holder(s): Mr William Biggam

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Stonehouse

16.6.44

Dear Mrs. Sinclair,

I received a letter from Bill this afternoon with 2, 5 franc notes enclosed. He informs me to send one of them on to you, so here it is. I don't understand the roundabout way of your getting it but there will be method in their madness I suppose.

They seem to have moved nearer the coast and are waiting for something to happen. It is a rotten time for everybody at present worrying about their own boys. I hope Peter and Bill manage to stick together and come back soon.

I just wish I could see Bill before they move but it seems pretty hopeless.

The next time I meet you at a station, let's hope it is a homecoming and Armistice.

Yours sincerely

May Kirkland

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Biggam Collection Letter: 14

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Text audience

Adults (18+)
Females
Audience size 1
Writer knew intended audience

Text details

Method of composition Handwritten
Year of composition 1944
Word count 136
General description Letter to Joan Taylor

Text setting

Private/personal

Text type

Correspondence/letters

Author

Author details

Author id 695
Forenames May
Surname Kirkland
Gender Female
Country of birth Scotland

Languages

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English Yes Yes Yes Yes

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