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                                          38

                               Thorn Mead Nab Wood

                               Shipley May 13.1918

My Dear Edgar

            I thought as you left me last night that you would

think the parting somewhat at abrupt but as a matter of fact I 

did not feel equal to the task of prolonging it, I had a fairly

good journey down is + a found two interesting fellow travellers in

the seargent whom you would probably notice sat near the window

nearest the Jewish gentlemen who was stood near the

door of the carriage engaged in conversation with a pearsons who

had evidently lunched to well I learnt he had originally 3 or 4 sons

in the army one of whom won the DC Dist Service Medal, since

killed, another who to is now 19 + enlisteid nearly 4 years ago who

is in hospital suffering from Shell shock his name is Adler T.

from his conversations evidently + clothier + Cloth Merchant in the

m Minories he came farly well  provided for the Journey

his Rations consisting of about 6 Fresh Laid hard boiled eggs

Bread + Sponge cake all of which had been boiled or Baked

by Mrs  Adler a Full Bottle of Whisky - A Flask of  Dillo. T.

2 Large Boxes of Egyptian Cigarettes with the exception of

Full Bottle of Whisky he very generously shared the lot

with the Three of us. He had Travelled all over the world was

                                                                                              at home

a Freemason. Had coffee with The Cali President Kruger , his

Uncle (of course a Jew) during their libations selling the

the President + some 6 Companies one of whom he said was

General Botha a weart watch each which struck the hours + Quartes 

at L60/0/0. A Time he sat he could speak German -Spanish

French- eli + several Kaffir Dialects with fluency, his English

certainly might have been improved he had Travelled all

Europe- South Africa including Bulways - + Part of South



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                                          38

                               Thorn Mead Nab Wood

                               Shipley May 13.1918

My Dear Edgar

            I thought as you left me last night that you would

think the parting somewhat at abrupt but as a matter of fact I 

did not feel equal to the task of prolonging it, I had a fairly

good journey down is + a found two interesting fellow travellers in

the seargent whom you would probably notice sat near the window

nearest the Jewish gentlemen who was stood near the

door of the carriage engaged in conversation with a pearsons who

had evidently lunched to well I learnt he had originally 3 or 4 sons

in the army one of whom won the DC Dist Service Medal, since

killed, another who to is now 19 + enlisteid nearly 4 years ago who

is in hospital suffering from Shell shock his name is Adler T.

from his conversations evidently + clothier + Cloth Merchant in the

m Minories he came farly well  provided for the Journey

his Rations consisting of about 6 Fresh Laid hard boiled eggs

Bread + Sponge cake all of which had been boiled or Baked

by Mrs  Adler a Full Bottle of Whisky - A Flask of  Dillo. T.

2 Large Boxes of Egyptian Cigarettes with the exception of

Full Bottle of Whisky he very generously shared the lot

with the Three of us. He had Travelled all over the world was

                                                                                              at home

a Freemason. Had coffee with The Cali President Kruger , his

Uncle (of course a Jew) during their libations selling the

the President + some 6 Companies one of whom he said was

General Botha a weart watch each which struck the hours + Quartes 

at L60/0/0. A Time he sat he could speak German -Spanish

French- eli + several Kaffir Dialects with fluency, his English

certainly might have been improved he had Travelled all

Europe- South Africa including Bulways - + Part of South




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  • February 25, 2017 18:21:57 Annick Rodriguez

                                              38

                                   Thorn Mead Nab Wood

                                   Shipley May 13.1918

    My Dear Edgar

                I thought as you left me last night that you would

    think the parting somewhat at abrupt but as a matter of fact I 

    did not feel equal to the task of prolonging it, I had a fairly

    good journey down is + a found two interesting fellow travellers in

    the seargent whom you would probably notice sat near the window

    nearest the Jewish gentlemen who was stood near the

    door of the carriage engaged in conversation with a pearsons who

    had evidently lunched to well I learnt he had originally 3 or 4 sons

    in the army one of whom won the DC Dist Service Medal, since

    killed, another who to is now 19 + enlisteid nearly 4 years ago who

    is in hospital suffering from Shell shock his name is Adler T.

    from his conversations evidently + clothier + Cloth Merchant in the

    m Minories he came farly well  provided for the Journey

    his Rations consisting of about 6 Fresh Laid hard boiled eggs

    Bread + Sponge cake all of which had been boiled or Baked

    by Mrs  Adler a Full Bottle of Whisky - A Flask of  Dillo. T.

    2 Large Boxes of Egyptian Cigarettes with the exception of

    Full Bottle of Whisky he very generously shared the lot

    with the Three of us. He had Travelled all over the world was

                                                                                                  at home

    a Freemason. Had coffee with The Cali President Kruger , his

    Uncle (of course a Jew) during their libations selling the

    the President + some 6 Companies one of whom he said was

    General Botha a weart watch each which struck the hours + Quartes 

    at L60/0/0. A Time he sat he could speak German -Spanish

    French- eli + several Kaffir Dialects with fluency, his English

    certainly might have been improved he had Travelled all

    Europe- South Africa including Bulways - + Part of South




  • February 25, 2017 18:20:31 Annick Rodriguez

                                              38

                                   Thorn Mead Nab Wood

                                   Shipley May 13.1918

    My Dear Edgar

                I thought as you left me last night that you would

    think the parting somewhat at abrupt but as a matter of fact I 

    did not feel equal to the task of prolonging it, I had a fairly

    good journey down is + a found two interesting fellow travellers in

    the seargent whom you would probably notice sat near the window

    nearest the Jewish gentlemen who was stood near the

    door of the carriage engaged in conversation with a pearsons who

    had evidently lunched to well I learnt he had originally 3 or 4 sons

    in the army one of whom won the DC Dist Service Medal, since

    killed, another who to is now 19 + enlisteid nearly 4 years ago who

    is in hospital suffering from Shell shock his name is Adler T.

    from his conversations evidently + clothier + Cloth Merchant in the

    m Minories he came farly well  provided for the Journey

    his Rations consisting of about 6 Fresh Laid hard boiled eggs

    Bread + Sponge cake all of which had been boiled or Baked

    by Mrs  Adler a Full Bottle of Whisky - A Flask of  Dillo. T.

    2 Large Boxes of Egyptian Cigarettes with the exception of

    Full Bottle of Whisky he very generously shared the lot

    with the Three of us. He had Travelled all over the world was

                                                                                                  at home

    a Freemason. Had coffee with The Cali President Kruger , his

    Uncle (of course a Jew) during their libations selling the

    the President + some 6 Companies one of whom he said was

    General Botha a weart watch each which struck the hours + Quartes 

    at L60/0/0. A Time he sat he could speak German -Spanish

    French- eli + several Kaffir Dialects with fluency, his English

    certainly might have been improved he had Travelled all




  • February 25, 2017 18:17:30 Annick Rodriguez

                                              38

                                   Thorn Mead Nab Wood

                                   Shipley May 13.1918

    My Dear Edgar

                I thought as you left me last night that you would

    think the parting somewhat at abrupt but as a matter of fact I 

    did not feel equal to the task of prolonging it, I had a fairly

    good journey down is + a found two interesting fellow travellers in

    the seargent whom you would probably notice sat near the window

    nearest the Jewish gentlemen who was stood near the

    door of the carriage engaged in conversation with a pearsons who

    had evidently lunched to well I learnt he had originally 3 or 4 sons

    in the army one of whom won the DC Dist Service Medal, since

    killed, another who to is now 19 + enlisteid nearly 4 years ago who

    is in hospital suffering from Shell shock his name is Adler T.

    from his conversations evidently + clothier + Cloth Merchant in the

    m Minories he came farly well  provided for the Journey

    his Rations consisting of about 6 Fresh Laid hard boiled eggs

    Bread + Sponge cake all of which had been boiled or Baked

    by Mrs  Adler a Full Bottle of Whisky - A Flask of  Dillo. T.

    2 Large Boxes of Egyptian Cigarettes with the exception of

    Full Bottle of Whisky he very generously shared the lot

    with the Three of us. He had Travelled all over the world was

                                                                                                  at home

    a Freemason. Had coffee with The Cali President Kruger , his

    Uncle (of course a Jew) during their libations selling the

    the President + some 6 Companies one of whom he said was

    General Botha a weart watch each which struck the hours + Quartes 




  • February 25, 2017 18:10:36 Annick Rodriguez

                                              38

                                   Thorn Mead Nab Wood

                                   Shipley May 13.1918

    My Dear Edgar

                I thought as you left me last night that you would

    think the parting somewhat at abrupt but as a matter of fact I 

    did not feel equal to the task of prolonging it, I had a fairly

    good journey down is + a found two interesting fellow travellers in

    the seargent whom you would probably notice sat near the window

    nearest the Jewish gentlemen who was stood near the

    door of the carriage engaged in conversation with a pearsons who

    had evidently lunched to well I learnt he had originally 3 or 4 sons

    in the army one of whom won the DC Dist Service Medal, since

    killed, another who to is now 19 + enlisteid nearly 4 years ago who

    is in hospital suffering from Shell shock his name is Adler T.

    from his conversations evidently + clothier + Cloth Merchant in the

    m Minories he came farly well  provided for the Journey

    his Rations consisting of about 6 Fresh Laid hard boiled eggs

    Bread + Sponge cake all of which had been boiled or Baked

    by Mrs  Adler a Full Bottle of Whisky - A Flask of  Dillo. T.

    2 Large Boxes of Egyptian Cigarettes with the exception of

    Full Bottle of Whisky he very generously shared the lot


  • February 25, 2017 18:09:23 Annick Rodriguez

                                              38

                                   Thorn Mead Nab Wood

                                   Shipley May 13.1918

    My Dear Edgar

                I thought as you left me last night that you would

    think the parting somewhat at abrupt but as a matter of fact I 

    did not feel equal to the task of prolonging it, I had a fairly

    good journey down is + a found two interesting fellow travellers in

    the seargent whom you would probably notice sat near the window

    nearest the Jewish gentlemen who was stood near the

    door of the carriage engaged in conversation with a pearsons who

    had evidently lunched to well I learnt he had originally 3 or 4 sons

    in the army one of whom won the DC Dist Service Medal, since

    killed, another who to is now 19 + enlisteid nearly 4 years ago who

    is in hospital suffering from Shell shock his name is Adler T.

    from his conversations evidently + clothier + Cloth Merchant in the

    m Minories he came farly well  provided for the Journey

    his Rations consisting of about 6 Fresh Laid hard boiled eggs

    Bread + Sponge cake all of which had been boiled or Baked

    by Mrs  Adler a Full Bottle of Whisky - A Flask of  Dillo. T.



  • February 25, 2017 17:59:31 Annick Rodriguez

                                              38

                                   Thorn Mead Nab Wood

                                   Shipley May 13.1918

    My Dear Edgar

                I thought as you left me last night that you would

    think the parting somewhat at abrupt but as a matter of fact I 

    did not feel equal to the task of prolonging it, I had a fairly

    good journey down is + a found two interesting fellow travellers in

    the seargent whom you would probably notice sat near the window

    nearest the Jewish gentlemen who was stood near the

    door of the carriage engaged in conversation with a pearsons who

    had evidently lunched to well I learnt he had originally 3 or 4 sons

    in the army one of whom won the DC Dist Service Medal, since

    killed, another who to is now 19 + enlisteid nearly 4 years ago who

    is in hospital suffering from Shell shock his name is Adler T.

    from his conversations evidently + clothier + Cloth Merchant in the

    m Minories he came farly well  provided for the Journey

    his Rations consisting of about 6 Fresh Laid hard boiled eggs

    Bread + Sponge cake all of which had been boiled or Baked

    by Mrs  Adler a tull Boller of Whisky - A Flask if Dillo. T.



  • February 25, 2017 17:58:34 Annick Rodriguez

                                              38

                                   Thorn Mead Nab Wood

                                   Shipley May 13.1918

    My Dear Edgar

                I thought as you left me last night that you would

    think the parting somewhat at abrupt but as a matter of fact I 

    did not feel equal to the task of prolonging it, I had a fairly

    good journey down is + a found two interesting fellow travellers in

    the seargent whom you would probably notice sat near the window

    nearest the Jewish gentlemen who was stood near the

    door of the carriage engaged in conversation with a pearsons who

    had evidently lunched to well I learnt he had originally 3 or 4 sons

    in the army one of whom won the DC Dist Service Medal, since

    killed, another who to is now 19 + enlisteid nearly 4 years ago who

    is in hospital suffering from Shell shock his name is Adler T.

    from his conversations evidently + clothier + Cloth Merchant in the

    m Minories he came farly well  provided for the Journey

    his Rations consisting of about 6 Fresh Laid hard boiled eggs

    Bread + Sponge cake all of which had been boiled or Baked


  • February 25, 2017 17:57:51 Annick Rodriguez

                                              38

                                   Thorn Mead Nab Wood

                                   Shipley May 13.1918

    My Dear Edgar

                I thought as you left me last night that you would

    think the parting somewhat at abrupt but as a matter of fact I 

    did not feel equal to the task of prolonging it, I had a fairly

    good journey down is + a found two interesting fellow travellers in

    the seargent whom you would probably notice sat near the window

    nearest the Jewish gentlemen who was stood near the

    door of the carriage engaged in conversation with a pearsons who

    had evidently lunched to well I learnt he had originally 3 or 4 sons

    in the army one of whom won the DC Dist Service Medal, since

    killed, another who to is now 19 + enlisteid nearly 4 years ago who

    is in hospital suffering from Shell shock his name is Adler T.

    from his conversations evidently + clothier + Cloth Merchant in the

    m Minories he came farly well  provided for the Journey



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