Letters from James Murtagh, item 30

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we shall only get six days leave.  I wish to

God it was tomorrow we were going on leave.

   The food we are getting is not as good as

they gave me at the start. the tea we get is absolutely

horrid if I had the means I would never drink there

tea yo get very little meat and there is ten loaves

divided between 55 men so you can guess what each

man gets.  Did you hear what sentence Frank

got . I don't think they will give him much. If he

is home when I go on leave I may look out:(sign no

Forms) About the Allotment I do not know what

to do. I told my aunt I would leave it to her of course

that could be easily remained would Frank get it

if I left it to him It would turn in useful to him

when he gets relesed for I suppose he will be sometime

out of work. Would it make any difference he bein

in prison. if not I will allot it to him I had a

letter from my uncle Frank You know

that girl that was down at the boat Mrs Mc Mahon

She wrote to me and said Anything I wanted I was

to ask for it but there is nothing I want I get what

keeps me in Ags and while I have them I am right

  I will now Conclude with best love to

all at Home

          I Remain

       Your Affectionate Brother

              James

write soon

G


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we shall only get six days leave.  I wish to

God it was tomorrow we were going on leave.

   The food we are getting is not as good as

they gave me at the start. the tea we get is absolutely

horrid if I had the means I would never drink there

tea yo get very little meat and there is ten loaves

divided between 55 men so you can guess what each

man gets.  Did you hear what sentence Frank

got . I don't think they will give him much. If he

is home when I go on leave I may look out:(sign no

Forms) About the Allotment I do not know what

to do. I told my aunt I would leave it to her of course

that could be easily remained would Frank get it

if I left it to him It would turn in useful to him

when he gets relesed for I suppose he will be sometime

out of work. Would it make any difference he bein

in prison. if not I will allot it to him I had a

letter from my uncle Frank You know

that girl that was down at the boat Mrs Mc Mahon

She wrote to me and said Anything I wanted I was

to ask for it but there is nothing I want I get what

keeps me in Ags and while I have them I am right

  I will now Conclude with best love to

all at Home

          I Remain

       Your Affectionate Brother

              James

write soon

G



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  • October 12, 2017 20:22:46 Annick Rodriguez

    we shall only get six days leave.  I wish to

    God it was tomorrow we were going on leave.

       The food we are getting is not as good as

    they gave me at the start. the tea we get is absolutely

    horrid if I had the means I would never drink there

    tea yo get very little meat and there is ten loaves

    divided between 55 men so you can guess what each

    man gets.  Did you hear what sentence Frank

    got . I don't think they will give him much. If he

    is home when I go on leave I may look out:(sign no

    Forms) About the Allotment I do not know what

    to do. I told my aunt I would leave it to her of course

    that could be easily remained would Frank get it

    if I left it to him It would turn in useful to him

    when he gets relesed for I suppose he will be sometime

    out of work. Would it make any difference he bein

    in prison. if not I will allot it to him I had a

    letter from my uncle Frank You know

    that girl that was down at the boat Mrs Mc Mahon

    She wrote to me and said Anything I wanted I was

    to ask for it but there is nothing I want I get what

    keeps me in Ags and while I have them I am right

      I will now Conclude with best love to

    all at Home

              I Remain

           Your Affectionate Brother

                  James

    write soon

    G


  • October 12, 2017 20:14:55 Annick Rodriguez

    we shall only get six days leave.  I wish to

    God it was tomorrow we were going on leave.

       The food we are getting is not as good as

    they gave me at the start. the tea we get is absolutely

    horrid if I had the means I would never drink there

    tea yo get very little meat and there is ten loaves



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