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Letter to William Clarke from Sister Nancie of National Children's Home and Orphanage
Description
Creators
Sister Nancie, Author
William Clarke
, Recipient
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Documents
Description
This item is a double-sided letter sent to William Clarke, a teenage English boy living in Canada, from “Sister Nancie” of the National Children’s Home and Orphanage in York where he grew up. Nancie writes to confirm that she had received his first correspondence, and updating him on the happenings at the orphanage.
Date of Original
July 26, 1926
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2019SC001.001
Collection
Shirley Caron Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 53.79648 Longitude: -1.54785
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2 Longitude: -80.38333
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.36679 Longitude: -80.94972
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Letter to William Clarke from Sister Nancie of National Children's Home and Orphanage. July 26, 1926. Shirley Caron Collection. Item No. 2019SC001.001.
Contact
County of Brant Public Library
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County of Brant Public Library (Paris Branch)
12 William Street
Paris, ON
N3L 1K7 | @brantlibrary
Full Text

July 26, 1926

N.C.H.O [illegible]

N. Leeds, York

England

My dear Will,

Thanks for your first letter

which has arrived today + we were

quite excited! We thought you had for-

-gotten us all. Edwin Wood is [coming]

out next month all being well so

you may see him. He is a big boy

[of 17] now but you will remember

him. I expect by this time you are

in a situation + if you [illegible] every -

thing like the others who went out

you are very happily settled indeed

Old Mr. [Faweett] died last week +

the Principal came up to conduct the

Service. We are on holiday + the

boys have [gone] [house] to [friends] as

Reverse:

usual but only 6 out of this House

have [gone]. [Charlie Manning] goes to

[Penarth] on Wednesday. He will wake

[Penarth] up I guess! Sister [Seitha] +

Miss Miles send their love with

mine + all the boys. You are al-

-ways our Will when they talk

about you + in reality too.

Will [Eptouis] address is -

C/O K. Jerome Esq.

R.R4

Stanford Station

Ontario

Canada

He will be very please to hear from

you I am sure.

Best love + all good wishes from us

all + don't forget to write.

Your loving friend,

Sister Nancie

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Letter to William Clarke from Sister Nancie of National Children's Home and Orphanage


This item is a double-sided letter sent to William Clarke, a teenage English boy living in Canada, from “Sister Nancie” of the National Children’s Home and Orphanage in York where he grew up. Nancie writes to confirm that she had received his first correspondence, and updating him on the happenings at the orphanage.