Maggie to Jack Bates

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[upper left image]

I am sorry I did not send

the paper last week. I hope

you will over look the

fault, I have no strange

news to tell you

        so I remain your

      Loving Wife

                Maggie

[next page]

too much trouble for I not

to send it at all. well

you are under a wrong

impression when you 

think I am enjoying

myself. I was at a Wedding

I told you about that

I am doing nothing

unknown to you. You

thank me again for

what I sent you.

that was no trouble

for it was your own

[/upper left image]

[lower left image]

and keep up your

Heart I hear the 1914

men are all coming

home. and the next

time you come you

will not leave all 

the Blame on the

Countess but you

mind Hazleton for me

Tom cursed when 

he heard about you

so I hope Dear you

will mind yourself

and roll on.

[next page]

about you. did you

tell the Officer that

the Dr. was attending

you of course if they

made inquiries about

you the Dr. would

send a reply back.

but what about it 

it could be a lot

worse Well Dear do

not worry about me

as far as money

goes I am alright

for the present

[/lower left image]

[lower right image]

Mary Jane says we will

have to get married again

when you come home.

Poor Budget Smith is marked

for France again I wish

it was over. we would

all be happy again. Well

Dear  I hope you will write

oftener to me for I do be

very uneasy about you

your Father and Mother are

quite well so  I will close

with the Best of Love to you

I remain your ever Loving Wife

      xxxxxxxxxxxx Maggie xxxx

[/lower right image]

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[upper left image]

I am sorry I did not send

the paper last week. I hope

you will over look the

fault, I have no strange

news to tell you

        so I remain your

      Loving Wife

                Maggie

[next page]

too much trouble for I not

to send it at all. well

you are under a wrong

impression when you 

think I am enjoying

myself. I was at a Wedding

I told you about that

I am doing nothing

unknown to you. You

thank me again for

what I sent you.

that was no trouble

for it was your own

[/upper left image]

[lower left image]

and keep up your

Heart I hear the 1914

men are all coming

home. and the next

time you come you

will not leave all 

the Blame on the

Countess but you

mind Hazleton for me

Tom cursed when 

he heard about you

so I hope Dear you

will mind yourself

and roll on.

[next page]

about you. did you

tell the Officer that

the Dr. was attending

you of course if they

made inquiries about

you the Dr. would

send a reply back.

but what about it 

it could be a lot

worse Well Dear do

not worry about me

as far as money

goes I am alright

for the present

[/lower left image]

[lower right image]

Mary Jane says we will

have to get married again

when you come home.

Poor Budget Smith is marked

for France again I wish

it was over. we would

all be happy again. Well

Dear  I hope you will write

oftener to me for I do be

very uneasy about you

your Father and Mother are

quite well so  I will close

with the Best of Love to you

I remain your ever Loving Wife

      xxxxxxxxxxxx Maggie xxxx

[/lower right image]


Transcription history
  • February 10, 2018 18:41:01 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left image]

    I am sorry I did not send

    the paper last week. I hope

    you will over look the

    fault, I have no strange

    news to tell you

            so I remain your

          Loving Wife

                    Maggie

    [next page]

    too much trouble for I not

    to send it at all. well

    you are under a wrong

    impression when you 

    think I am enjoying

    myself. I was at a Wedding

    I told you about that

    I am doing nothing

    unknown to you. You

    thank me again for

    what I sent you.

    that was no trouble

    for it was your own

    [/upper left image]

    [lower left image]

    and keep up your

    Heart I hear the 1914

    men are all coming

    home. and the next

    time you come you

    will not leave all 

    the Blame on the

    Countess but you

    mind Hazleton for me

    Tom cursed when 

    he heard about you

    so I hope Dear you

    will mind yourself

    and roll on.

    [next page]

    about you. did you

    tell the Officer that

    the Dr. was attending

    you of course if they

    made inquiries about

    you the Dr. would

    send a reply back.

    but what about it 

    it could be a lot

    worse Well Dear do

    not worry about me

    as far as money

    goes I am alright

    for the present

    [/lower left image]

    [lower right image]

    Mary Jane says we will

    have to get married again

    when you come home.

    Poor Budget Smith is marked

    for France again I wish

    it was over. we would

    all be happy again. Well

    Dear  I hope you will write

    oftener to me for I do be

    very uneasy about you

    your Father and Mother are

    quite well so  I will close

    with the Best of Love to you

    I remain your ever Loving Wife

          xxxxxxxxxxxx Maggie xxxx

    [/lower right image]

  • February 10, 2018 18:40:53 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left image]

    I am sorry I did not send

    the paper last week. I hope

    you will over look the

    fault, I have no strange

    news to tell you

            so I remain your

          Loving Wife

                    Maggie

    [next page]

    too much trouble for I not

    to send it at all. well

    you are under a wrong

    impression when you 

    think I am enjoying

    myself. I was at a Wedding

    I told you about that

    I am doing nothing

    unknown to you. You

    thank me again for

    what I sent you.

    that was no trouble

    for it was your own

    [/upper left image]

    [lower left image]

    and keep up your

    Heart I hear the 1914

    men are all coming

    home. and the next

    time you come you

    will not leave all 

    the Blame on the

    Countess but you

    mind Hazleton for me

    Tom cursed when 

    he heard about you

    so I hope Dear you

    will mind yourself

    and roll on.

    [next page]

    about you. did you

    tell the Officer that

    the Dr. was attending

    you of course if they

    made inquiries about

    you the Dr. would

    send a reply back.

    but what about it 

    it could be a lot

    worse Well Dear do

    not worry about me

    as far as money

    goes I am alright

    for the present

    [/lower left image]

    [lower right image]

    Mary Jane says we will

    have to get married again

    when you come home.

    Poor Budget Smith is marked

    for France again I wish

    it was over. we would

    all be happy again. Well

    Dear  I hope you will write

    oftener to me for I do be

    very uneasy about you

    your Father and Mother are

    quite well so  I will close

    with the Best of Love to you

    I remain your ever Loving Wife

          xxxxxxxxxxxx Maggie xxxx



  • February 10, 2018 18:38:09 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left image]

    I am sorry I did not send

    the paper last week. I hope

    you will over look the

    fault, I have no strange

    news to tell you

            so I remain your

          Loving Wife

                    Maggie

    [next page]

    too much trouble for I not

    to send it at all. well

    you are under a wrong

    impression when you 

    think I am enjoying

    myself. I was at a Wedding

    I told you about that

    I am doing nothing

    unknown to you. You

    thank me again for

    what I sent you.

    that was no trouble

    for it was your own

    [/upper left image]

    [lower left image]

    and keep up your

    Heart I hear the 1914

    men are all coming

    home. and the next

    time you come you

    will not leave all 

    the Blame on the

    Countess but you

    mind Hazleton for me

    Tom cursed when 

    he heard about you

    so I hope Dear you

    will mind yourself

    and roll on.

    [next page]

    about you. did you

    tell the Officer that

    the Dr. was attending

    you of course if they

    made inquiries about

    you the Dr. would

    send a reply back.

    but what about it 

    it could be a lot

    worse Well Dear do

    not worry about me

    as far as money

    goes I am alright

    for the present



  • February 10, 2018 18:31:35 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left image]

    I am sorry I did not send

    the paper last week. I hope

    you will over look the

    fault, I have no strange

    news to tell you

            so I remain your

          Loving Wife

                    Maggie

    [next page]

    too much trouble for I not

    to send it at all. well

    you are under a wrong

    impression when you 

    think I am enjoying

    myself. I was at a Wedding

    I told you about that

    I am doing nothing

    unknown to you. You

    thank me again for



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