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Letter to William Clarke from Vera Clarke
Description
Creators
Clarke, Vera, Author
Clarke, William
, Recipient
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Documents
Description
This item is a letter sent to William Clarke, a teenage English boy who had been living in Paris, Ontario for two years, from his youngest sister Vera Clarke, who is living in Sheffield, England. Her letter, which was enclosed with a letter sent to Aunt Ada, mentions that she is returning to school on the 29th. She has also been helping their Auntie and Uncle in the garden and with cooking. She also had been to the movie “pictures” 3 times, including once with Florence.
One page, double-sided.
Date of Original
August 24, 1928
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2019SC001.014
Collection
Shirley Caron Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2 Longitude: -80.38333
  • England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 53.38297 Longitude: -1.4659
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 Vera Clarke. August 24, 1928. Shirley Caron Collection. Item No. 2019SC001.014.
Contact
County of Brant Public Library
Email
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Agency street/mail address
County of Brant Public Library (Paris Branch)
12 William Street
Paris, ON
N3L 1K7 | @brantlibrary
Full Text

24 Britannia

Rd Darnell

24 Aug.

Dear Billy,

I hope you are getting on alright

at Canada. I have got a photograph

for you. Edwin is making a bookcase

he has some books ready for it I

received the letter what you sent [me]

Before the holidays. Auntie said you

are a naughty boy for saying you would

pinch some apples from the orchid. Betty

has been to Barmston for a week with the

girl guides. She sent me a post card

saying she was getting on alright. I

shall be going back on the 29th of

Aug. I have six photographs. One for you,

one for Betty, one for me One between

Auntie and Uncle and the other between

Edwin and Gladys. Auntie is having

the coloured one. You are having it

in a fortnights time. I have a lot

more to do on the other side so you

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will be glad. I thank you very much

for the photographs you sent us. The photo-

graph is of me looking at a book sat on

chair. I have still got my carriage and I

bought a new doll and it cost 1s6a

and I have spent a lot of money

and I have only 2s0d left. I bought

Betty an Autograph book. Aunties dresser

is full of flowers and the flowers are from

Uncles garden he has two gardens. I

have been helping Auntie with all the

peas and beans and washing the pots

I have been to see my grandma and also

Auntie Bertha and Auntie Ethel. I have

been the pictures three times. Our Florence

took us once. But me and Auntie have been

twice I have got an Autograph book. So

goodbye from Auntie and uncle and

Edwin and Gladys and your ever

loving sister Vera. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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Letter to William Clarke from Vera Clarke


This item is a letter sent to William Clarke, a teenage English boy who had been living in Paris, Ontario for two years, from his youngest sister Vera Clarke, who is living in Sheffield, England. Her letter, which was enclosed with a letter sent to Aunt Ada, mentions that she is returning to school on the 29th. She has also been helping their Auntie and Uncle in the garden and with cooking. She also had been to the movie “pictures” 3 times, including once with Florence.
One page, double-sided.