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                                                 47

                                 Thorn Mead

                                     Aug 17-1918.

 My Dear Son

              I have just spent about an hour packing up a few

articles which is much out of my line but which I hope you

receive quite safely. The 3 Books which I send are what I think

you require + Includes Duncans advanced Mechanics

I note from the few remarks which you make that you

are Quite out of the world + to me appear not to be far

from the Swiss Frontier.

I have to complain about the meagre accounts you send

on, surely there is something of interest you can write about,

youself- your work- The Party Routine- Men you have met

The impressions The change has made upon you, etc. I did

think when I received your last letter that you where

going to say something of interest but no the thing

foggled out at a page + a half unsigned + unfinished 

Alice s - the same  not every the usual will write more

fully later, you have no Idea of the difficulty of

writing to a person who says Nnothing - it is equal

to talking to a dumb man  + no more + If you

dont improve very shortly I shall turn this job

over to your Mother as it is getting beyond me;

I have just found out that pencil + Rubber have not being

included in your parcel so I will arrange to send these

on Monday under separate Cover.

We have not very much news at this end to transmit

We started holiday on Friday Morning first thing

Herbert was the first to go. Starting at 8:15 for Liverpool

in the hope of getting to the Ilse of Man which

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                                                 47

                                 Thorn Mead

                                     Aug 17-1918.

 My Dear Son

              I have just spent about an hour packing up a few

articles which is much out of my line but which I hope you

receive quite safely. The 3 Books which I send are what I think

you require + Includes Duncans advanced Mechanics

I note from the few remarks which you make that you

are Quite out of the world + to me appear not to be far

from the Swiss Frontier.

I have to complain about the meagre accounts you send

on, surely there is something of interest you can write about,

youself- your work- The Party Routine- Men you have met

The impressions The change has made upon you, etc. I did

think when I received your last letter that you where

going to say something of interest but no the thing

foggled out at a page + a half unsigned + unfinished 

Alice s - the same  not every the usual will write more

fully later, you have no Idea of the difficulty of

writing to a person who says Nnothing - it is equal

to talking to a dumb man  + no more + If you

dont improve very shortly I shall turn this job

over to your Mother as it is getting beyond me;

I have just found out that pencil + Rubber have not being

included in your parcel so I will arrange to send these

on Monday under separate Cover.

We have not very much news at this end to transmit

We started holiday on Friday Morning first thing

Herbert was the first to go. Starting at 8:15 for Liverpool

in the hope of getting to the Ilse of Man which


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  • November 17, 2017 14:08:57 Thomas A. Lingner

                                                     47

                                     Thorn Mead

                                         Aug 17-1918.

     My Dear Son

                  I have just spent about an hour packing up a few

    articles which is much out of my line but which I hope you

    receive quite safely. The 3 Books which I send are what I think

    you require + Includes Duncans advanced Mechanics

    I note from the few remarks which you make that you

    are Quite out of the world + to me appear not to be far

    from the Swiss Frontier.

    I have to complain about the meagre accounts you send

    on, surely there is something of interest you can write about,

    youself- your work- The Party Routine- Men you have met

    The impressions The change has made upon you, etc. I did

    think when I received your last letter that you where

    going to say something of interest but no the thing

    foggled out at a page + a half unsigned + unfinished 

    Alice s - the same  not every the usual will write more

    fully later, you have no Idea of the difficulty of

    writing to a person who says Nnothing - it is equal

    to talking to a dumb man  + no more + If you

    dont improve very shortly I shall turn this job

    over to your Mother as it is getting beyond me;

    I have just found out that pencil + Rubber have not being

    included in your parcel so I will arrange to send these

    on Monday under separate Cover.

    We have not very much news at this end to transmit

    We started holiday on Friday Morning first thing

    Herbert was the first to go. Starting at 8:15 for Liverpool

    in the hope of getting to the Ilse of Man which


  • February 27, 2017 17:30:37 Annick Rodriguez

                                                     47

                                     Thorn Mead

                                         Aug 17-1918.

     My Dear Son

                  I have just spent about an hour packing up a few

    articles whiich is much out of my line but which I hope you

    recive Quite safely The 3 Books which I send are what I think

    you requre + Includes Duncans advanced Mechanics

    I note from the few remarks which you make that you

    are Quite out of the world + to me appear not to be far

    from the Swiss Boarder Frontier.

    I have to complain about the Meagre accounts you send

    on, surely there is something of interest you can write about,

    youself- your work- The Party Routine- Men you have met

    The impressions The change has made upon you 

    think when I recived your last letter that you where

    going to say something of interest but no the thing

    foggled out at a page + a half unsigned + unfinished 

    Alice s - the same  not every the usual will write more

    fully later, you have no Idea of the difficulty of

    writing to a person who says Nothing - it is equal

    to write talking to a dumb man  + no more + If you

    dont improve very shortly I shall turn this job of

    over to your Mother as it is getting beyond me;

    I have just found out that pencil + Rubber have not being

    included in your parcel so I will arrange to send these

    on on Monday under separate Cover.

    We have not very much news at this end to transmit

    We started holiday on Friday Mornig first thing

    Herbert was the first to go. Starting at 8.15 for Liverpool

    in the hope of getting to the Ilse of Man which


  • February 27, 2017 17:27:38 Annick Rodriguez

                                                     47

                                     Thorn Mead

                                         Aug 17-1918.

     My Dear Son

                  I have just spent about an hour packing up a few

    articles whiich is much out of my line but which I hope you

    recive Quite safely The 3 Books which I send are what I think

    you requre + Includes Duncans advanced Mechanics

    I note from the few remarks which you make that you

    are Quite out of the world + to me appear not to be far

    from the Swiss Boarder Frontier.

    I have to complain about the Meagre accounts you send

    on, surely there is something of interest you can write about,

    youself- your work- The Party Routine- Men you have met

    The impressions The change has made upon you 

    think when I recived your last letter that you where

    going to say something of interest but no the thing

    foggled out at a page + a half unsigned + unfinished 

    Alice s - the same  not every the usual will write more

    fully later, you have no Idea of the difficulty of

    writing to a person who says Nothing - it is equal

    to write talking to a dumb man  + no more + If you

    dont improve very shortly I shall turn this job of

    over to your Mother as it is getting beyond me;


  • February 27, 2017 17:22:04 Annick Rodriguez

                                                     47

                                     Thorn Mead

                                         Aug 17-1918.

     My Dear Son

                  I have just spent about an hour packing up a few

    articles whiich is much out of my line but which I hope you

    recive Quite safely The 3 Books which I send are what I think

    you requre + Includes Duncans advanced Mechanics

    I note from the few remarks which you make that you

    are Quite out of the world + to me appear not to be far

    from the Swiss Boarder Frontier.

    I have to complain about the Meagre accounts you send

    on, surely there is something of interest you can write about,

    youself- your work- The Party Routine- Men you have met

    The impressions The change has made upon you   I did


  • February 27, 2017 17:20:43 Annick Rodriguez

                                                     47

                                     Thorn Mead

                                         Aug 17-1918.

     My Dear Son

                  I have just spent about an hour packing up a few

    articles whiich is much out of my line but which I hope you

    recive Quite safely The 3 Books which I send are what I think

    you requre + Includes Duncans advanced Mechanics

    I note from the few remarks which you make that you

    are Quite out of the world + to me appear not to be far

    from the Swiss Boarder Frontier.

    I have to complain about the Meagre accounts you send

    on, surely there is something of interest you can write about,

    youself- your work- The Party Routine- Men you have not


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August 17, 1918
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