Letter to E. Murray (p.3)

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reached Cologne on the 22nd of Novem-

ber 1918 and got a train for Elberfeld.

I've got a position as corresponding

clerk (English and French) now, but not

more at the same firm I wrote

you of in my last letter

And I feel happy in my new

position very much, whenever my

dream of becoming a teacher has

not been fulfilled. You write that

you've resumed your civil employment

and that you feel very lucky in it

which enjoys me very much. And yet

I do not know what is your employ-

ment at all. In Cantin I once asked

you for it but I couldn't under-

stand your answer, because, at that

time, I could hardly understand


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reached Cologne on the 22nd of Novem-

ber 1918 and got a train for Elberfeld.

I've got a position as corresponding

clerk (English and French) now, but not

more at the same firm I wrote

you of in my last letter

And I feel happy in my new

position very much, whenever my

dream of becoming a teacher has

not been fulfilled. You write that

you've resumed your civil employment

and that you feel very lucky in it

which enjoys me very much. And yet

I do not know what is your employ-

ment at all. In Cantin I once asked

you for it but I couldn't under-

stand your answer, because, at that

time, I could hardly understand



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  • March 22, 2017 16:50:04 Lucas Diaz

    reached Cologne on the 22nd of Novem-

    ber 1918 and got a train for Elberfeld.

    I've got a position as corresponding

    clerk (English and French) now, but not

    more at the same firm I wrote

    you of in my last letter

    And I feel happy in my new

    position very much, whenever my

    dream of becoming a teacher has

    not been fulfilled. You write that

    you've resumed your civil employment

    and that you feel very lucky in it

    which enjoys me very much. And yet

    I do not know what is your employ-

    ment at all. In Cantin I once asked

    you for it but I couldn't under-

    stand your answer, because, at that

    time, I could hardly understand


  • December 9, 2016 06:51:36 Sue Bryant

    reached Cologne on the 22nd of Novem-

    ber 1918 and got a train for Elberfeld.

    I've got a position as corresponding

    clerk (English and French) now, but no

    more at the same firm I wrote

    you of in my last letter

    And I feel happy in my new

    position very much, whenever my

    dream of becoming a teacher has

    not been fulfilled. You write that

    you've resumed your civil employment

    and that you feel very lucky in it

    which enjoys me very much. And yet

    I do not know what is your employ-

    ment at all. In Cantin I once asked

    you for it but I couldn't under-

    stand your answer, because, at that

    time, I could hardly understand



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    Cologne, Germany

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    Elberfeld, Germany

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    Elberfeld

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Location(s)
  • Story location Elberfeld
  • Document location Cologne, Germany
  • Additional document location Elberfeld, Germany


ID
18664 / 212056
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Neil Murray
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


September 19, 1920
  • English

  • Western Front

  • Prisoners of War



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