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be a stiffer fight but the result if you are successful

much more satisfactory & if you find it impossible

to start on your own capital it is much better to wait

than start handicapped with a partner whos  whose  past

is at all suspicious.

I felt somewhat amused to find you breaking out into

politics & assume this is due to the fact that

you are becoming Americanised but it is a

long way from being all over with Old England

things are not bright. They never where  were  in the

early stages of an English War. You will remember

The Egyptian Wall the Fall of Khartoum the death

& sacrifice of General Gordon.  The South African

War with its Tugela Disaster Magersfontein etc.

but the end has always being  been  the same. The

resources of England are such that whatever the

result of the Land Campaign & the ultimate result

of this will be in the Allies favour. The economic

pressure of the Silent British Navy its effect on

the enemy's trade & commerce  & in a substantial

degree its effect on the Trade of the world in general

will be such that a more favourable result is

assured than one might feel disposed to assume

from the present position of the armies on the various

frontiers. I cannot give you any details of the preparation

on this side though these are enormous & much of

what you are doing on yours is brought to notice through

one source or another.  I note that the Baldwin

Locomotive Works have in hand or completed an order for

320 Locomotives & Further order for 80 went to Canada.


 

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be a stiffer fight but the result if you are successful

much more satisfactory & if you find it impossible

to start on your own capital it is much better to wait

than start handicapped with a partner whos  whose  past

is at all suspicious.

I felt somewhat amused to find you breaking out into

politics & assume this is due to the fact that

you are becoming Americanised but it is a

long way from being all over with Old England

things are not bright. They never where  were  in the

early stages of an English War. You will remember

The Egyptian Wall the Fall of Khartoum the death

& sacrifice of General Gordon.  The South African

War with its Tugela Disaster Magersfontein etc.

but the end has always being  been  the same. The

resources of England are such that whatever the

result of the Land Campaign & the ultimate result

of this will be in the Allies favour. The economic

pressure of the Silent British Navy its effect on

the enemy's trade & commerce  & in a substantial

degree its effect on the Trade of the world in general

will be such that a more favourable result is

assured than one might feel disposed to assume

from the present position of the armies on the various

frontiers. I cannot give you any details of the preparation

on this side though these are enormous & much of

what you are doing on yours is brought to notice through

one source or another.  I note that the Baldwin

Locomotive Works have in hand or completed an order for

320 Locomotives & Further order for 80 went to Canada.


 


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  • November 16, 2017 15:58:40 Thomas A. Lingner

    2

    be a stiffer fight but the result if you are successful

    much more satisfactory & if you find it impossible

    to start on your own capital it is much better to wait

    than start handicapped with a partner whos  whose  past

    is at all suspicious.

    I felt somewhat amused to find you breaking out into

    politics & assume this is due to the fact that

    you are becoming Americanised but it is a

    long way from being all over with Old England

    things are not bright. They never where  were  in the

    early stages of an English War. You will remember

    The Egyptian Wall the Fall of Khartoum the death

    & sacrifice of General Gordon.  The South African

    War with its Tugela Disaster Magersfontein etc.

    but the end has always being  been  the same. The

    resources of England are such that whatever the

    result of the Land Campaign & the ultimate result

    of this will be in the Allies favour. The economic

    pressure of the Silent British Navy its effect on

    the enemy's trade & commerce  & in a substantial

    degree its effect on the Trade of the world in general

    will be such that a more favourable result is

    assured than one might feel disposed to assume

    from the present position of the armies on the various

    frontiers. I cannot give you any details of the preparation

    on this side though these are enormous & much of

    what you are doing on yours is brought to notice through

    one source or another.  I note that the Baldwin

    Locomotive Works have in hand or completed an order for

    320 Locomotives & Further order for 80 went to Canada.


     

  • November 16, 2017 15:49:15 Thomas A. Lingner

    be a stiffer fight but the result if you are successful

    much more satisfactory & if you find it impossible

    to start on your own capital it is much better to wait

    than start handicapped with a partner whos  whose  past

    is at all suspicious.

    I felt somewhat amused to find you breaking out into

    politics & assume this is due to the fact that

    you are becoming Americanised but it is a

    long way from being all over with Old England

    things are not bright. They never where  were  in the

    early stages of an English War. You will remember

    The Egyptian Wall the Fall of Khartoum the death

    & sacrifice of General Gordon.  The South African

    War with its Tugela Disaster Magersfontein etc.

    but the end has always being  been  the same. The

    resources of England are such that whatever the

    result of the Land Campaign & the ultimate result

    of this will be in the Allies favour. The economic

    pressure of the Silent British Navy its effect on

    the enemy's trade & commerce  & in a substantial

    degree its effect on the Trade of the world in general

    will be such that a more favourable result is

    assured than one might feel disposed to assume

    from the present position of the armies on the various

    frontiers. I cannot give you any details of the preparation

    on this side though these are enormous & much of

    what you are doing on yours is brought to notice through

    one source or another.  I note that the Baldwin

    Locomotive Works have in hand or completed an order for

    320 Locomotives & Further order for 80 went to Canada.


     


  • November 13, 2017 20:24:22 Thomas A. Lingner

    be a stiffer fight but the result if you are successful

    much more satisfactory & if you find it impossible

    to start on your own capital it is much better to wait

    than start handicapped with a partner who's past

    is at all suspicious.

    I felt somewhat amused to find you breaking out into

    politics & assume this is due to the fact that

    you are becoming Americanised but it is a

    long way from being all over with Old England

    things are not bright. They never where  were  in the

    early stages of an English War. You will remember

    The Egyptian Wall the Fall of Khartoum the death

    & sacrifice of General Gordon.  The South African

    War with its Tugela disaster Magersfontein etc.

    but the end has always being the same. The

    resources of England are such that whatever the

    result of the Land Campaign & the ultimate result

    of this will be in the Allies favour. The economic

    pressure of the Silent British Navy its effect on

    the enemy's trade & commerce  & in a substantial

    degree its effect on the Trade of the world in general

    will be such that a more favourable result is

    assured than one might feel disposed to assume

    from the present position of the armies on the various

    frontiers. I cannot give you any details of the preparation

    on this side though these are enormous & much of

    what you are doing on yours is brought to notice through

    one source or another.  I note that the Baldwin

    Locomotive Works have on hand or completed an order for

    320 Locomotives & Further order for 80 went to Canada.


     


  • November 10, 2017 13:30:03 Thomas A. Lingner

    be a stiffer fight but the result if you are successful

    much more satisfactory & if you find it impossible

    to start on your own capital it is much better to wait

    than start handicapped with a partner who's past

    is at all suspicious.

    I felt somewhat amused to find you breaking out into

    politics & assume this is due to the fact that

    you are becoming Americanised but it is a

    long way from being all over with Old England

    things are not bright. They never where  were  in the

    early stages of an English War. You will remember

    The Egyptian Wall the Fall of Khartoum the death

    & sacrifice of General Gordon.  The South African

    War with its Tugela disaster  Magesformation  etc.

    but the end has always being the same. The

    resources of England are such that whatever the

    result of the Land Campaign & the ultimate result

    of this will be in the Allies favour. The economic

    pressure of the Silent British Navy its effect on

    the enemy's trade & commerce  & in a substantial

    degree its effect on the Trade of the world in general

    will be such that a more favourable result is

    assured than one might feel disposed to assume

    from the present position of the armies on the various

    frontiers. I cannot give you any details of the preparation

    on this side though these are enormous & much of

    what you are doing on yours is brought to notice through

    one source or another.  I note that the Baldwin

    Locomotive Works have on hand or completed an order for

    320 Locomotives & Further order for 80 went to Canada.

     

     


  • November 10, 2017 13:20:15 Thomas A. Lingner

    be a stiffer fight but the result if you are successful

    much more satisfactory & if you find it impossible

    to start on your own capital it is much better to wait

    than start handicapped with a partner who's past

    is at all suspicious.

    I felt somewhat amused to find you breaking out into

    politics & assume this is due to the fact that

    you are becoming Americanised but it is a

    long way from being all over with Old England

    things are not bright. They never where  were  in the

    early stages of an English War. You will remember

    The Egyptian Wall the Fall of Khartoum the death

    & sacrifice of General Gordon.  The South African

    War with its Tugela disaster Magesformation etc.

    but the end has always being the same. The

    resources of England are such that whatever the

    result of the Land Campaign & the ultimate result

    of this will be in the Allies favour. The economic

    pressure of the Silent British Navy it’s effect on

    the enemy's trade & commerce  & in a substantial

    degree its effect on the Trade of the world in general

    will be such that a more favourable result is

    assured than one might feel disposed to assume

    from the present position of the armies on the various

    frontiers. I cannot give you any details of the preparation

    on this side though these are enormous & much of

    what you are doing on yours is brought to [?] through

    one source or another.  I note that the Baldwin]

    Locomotive Works have on hand or completed an order for

    320 Locomotives & Further order for 80 went to Canada.

     

     


  • November 10, 2017 13:18:43 Thomas A. Lingner

    be a stiffer fight but the result if you are successful

    much more satisfactory & if you find it impossible

    to start on your own capital it is much better to wait

    than start handicapped with a partner who's past

    is at all suspicious.

    I felt somewhat amused to find you breaking out into

    politics & assume this is due to the fact that

    you are becoming Americanised but it is a

    long way from being all over with Old England

    things are not bright. They never where  were  in the

    early stages of an English War. You will remember

    The Egyptian Wall the Fall of Khartoum the death

    & sacrifice of General Gordon.  The South African

    War with its [?] etc.

    but the end has always being the same. The

    resources of England are such that whatever the

    result of the Land Campaign & the ultimate result

    of this will be in the Allies favour. The economic

    pressure of the Silent British Navy it’s effect on

    the enemy's trade & commerce  & in a substantial

    degree its effect on the Trade of the world in general

    will be such that a more favourable result is

    assured than one might feel disposed to assume

    from the present position of the armies on the various

    frontiers. I cannot give you any details of the preparation

    on this side though these are enormous & much of

    what you are doing on yours is brought to [?] through

    one source or another.  I note that the Baldwin]

    Locomotive Works have on hand or completed an order for

    320 Locomotives & Further order for 80 went to Canada.

     

     


  • November 6, 2017 03:50:22 Thomas A. Lingner

    to a stiffer fight but the result if you are successful

    much more satisfactory & if you find it impossible

    to start on your own capital it is much better to wait

    than start handicapped with a partner who's past

    is at all suspicious.

    I feel somewhat amused to find you breaking out into

    politics & assume this is due to the fact that

    you are becoming Americanised but it is a

    long way from being all over with Old England

    things are not bright. They never where  were  in the

    early stages of an English War. You will remember

    The Egyptian Wall the Fall of Khartoum the death

    & sacrifice of General Gordon.  The South African

    War with it’s [?] etc.

    but the end has always being the same. The

    resources of England are such that whatever the

    result of the Land Campaign & the ultimate result

    of this will be in the Allies favour. The economic

    pressure of the Silent British Navy it’s effect on

    the enemy's trade & commerce  & in a substantial

    degree its effect on the Trade of the world in general

    will be such that a more favourable result is

    assured than one might feel disposed to assume

    from the present position of the armies on the various

    frontiers. I cannot give you any details of the preparation

    on this side though these are enormous & much of

    what you are doing on yours is brought to [?] through

    one source or another.  I note that the Baldwin]

    Locomotive Works have on hand or completed an order for

    320 Locomotives & Further order for 80 went to Canada.

     

     


  • January 19, 2017 23:33:52 Sue Bryant

    to a stiffer fight but the result of. You are successful

    much more satisfactory & if you find it impossible

    to start on your own Capital it is much better to wait

    than start handicapped with a partner where past

    is at all suspicious.

    I feel somewhat amused to find you breaking out under

    policies & assume this is due to the fact that

    you are becoming American used but it is a

    long way from being all over with Old England

    things are not bring. They never where in the

    early stages of an English War. You will remember

    The Egyptian War the Fall of Khartoum the death

    & sacrifice of General Gordon.  The South African

    War with it’s [?] etc

    but in the end has always being the same. The

    resources of England are such that whatever the

    result of the Land Campaign & the ultimate result

    of this will be in the Allies favour. The economic

    pressure of the Silent British Navy it’s effort on

    the enemy & trade & commerce  & in a substantial

    degree.  Its effect on the Trade of the world in general

    will be such that a more favourable result is

    assured than one might feel disposed to assume

    from the position of the armies on the various

    frontiers. I cannot give you any detail of the preparation

    on this side though these are enormous & much of

    what you are doing in ground is brought to [?] through

    one source or another.  I note that the Baldwin]

    sawmill Works have in hand or completed an {?]

    320 Locomotives & Further order for 80 Trent to Cana[?]

     

     


  • January 19, 2017 23:23:34 Sue Bryant

    to a stiffer fight but the result of. You are successful

    much more satisfactory & if you find it impossible

    to start on your own Capital it is much better to wait

    than start handicapped with a partner where past

    is at all suspicious.

    I feel somewhat amused to find you breaking out under

    policies & assume this is due to the fact that

    you are becoming American used but it is a

    long way from being all over with Old England

    things are not bring. They never where in the

    early stages of an English War. You will remember

    The Egyptian War the Fall of Khartoum the death

    & sacrifice of General Gordon.  The South African

    War with it’s [?] etc

    but in the end has always being the same. The

    resources of England are such that whatever the

    result of the Land Campaign & the ultimate result

    of this will be in the Allies favour. The economic

    pressure of the Silent British Navy it’s effort on

    the enemy & trade & commerce  & in a substantial

    degree.  Its effect on the Trade of the world in general

    will be such that a more favourable result is

    assured than one might feel disposed to assume

    from the position of the armies on the various

    frontiers. I cannot give you any detail of the preparation

    on this side though these are enormous & much of

    what you are doing in ground is brought to [?] through

    one source or another.  I note that the Bandwin[?]

    sawmill Works have in hand or completed an {?]

    320 Locomotives & Further order for 80 Trent to Cana[?]

     

     


  • January 19, 2017 23:07:50 Sue Bryant

    to a stiffer fight but the result of. You are successful

    much more satisfactory & if you find it impossible

    to start on your own Capital it is much better to wait

    than start handicapped with a partner where past

    is at all suspicious.

    I feel somewhat amused to find you breaking out under

    policies & assume this is due to the fact that

    you are becoming [American?] used but it is a

    long way from being all over with Old England

    things are not bring. They never where in the

    early stages of an English War. You will remember

    The Egyptian War the Fall of Khartoum the death

    & sacrifice of General Gordon.  The South African

    War with it’s [?] etc

    but in the end has always being the same. The

    resources of England are such that whatever the

    result of the Land Campaign & the ultimate result

    of this will be in the Allies favour. The economic

    pressure of the Silent British Navy it’s effort on

    the enemy & trade & commerce  & in a substantial

    degree.  Its effect on the Trade of the world in general

    will be such that a more favourable result is

    assured than one might feel disposed to assume

    from the position of the armies on the various

    frontiers. I cannot give you any detail of the preparation

    on this side though these are enormous & much of

    what you are doing in ground is brought to [?] through

    one source or another.  I note that the Bandwin[?]

    sawmill Works have in hand or completed an {?]

    320 Locomotives & Further order for 80 Trent to Cana[?]

     


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    Bradford

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November 27, 1915
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  1. The author (or the copyist) appears to be a non-native English speaker. Errors like “has” for “as,” “where” for “were,” and the like appear frequently. There are also a few general spelling errors here and there.