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Duff & Morrison Collection

"Tomorrow it is a case of dig in again. We do not know when we will be going away but are in hopes it is by the 15th of next month..." Lou Duff, Winnipeg 30 Dec. 1914


Winnipeg, Man. Dec. 30 - 14

Dear Aunt Lily,

Am a little late in wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year but you can accept it for all now. I just arrived in from Toronto where I spent five days, leaving Winnipeg for home on the 21st Inst. The folks were glad to see me as you can imagine and as mother kept me home nearly all the time we had some crowds out to the house. Well, I saw some big changes in the City but the most in Jessie and Lilian and Jean Galloway and so on, they are regular young ladies now. Am sending a photo that Alex made of me at the Camera Club. He makes a hobby of this work and is pretty good at it. Tomorrow it is a case of dig in again. We do not know when we will be going away but are in hopes it is by the 15th of next month.

Received that pair of socks which are dandies and I thank you for same.

Well, will close hoping you are all well.

Your loving nephew,
Louis

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These letters were genereously submitted by Lilian Ione Heselton and they are copyright to Lil. They may not be used without written permission of the submitter.

These letters span the years 1914 to 1918, and were written to Lily (Richey) and John Morrison at Yellow Grass, Sask., and their little 4 - 8 year old daughter, Jean (in later years called by Reché). Their hired girl was Lena.

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