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Duff & Morrison Collection

"I do not know whether Louis Duff has left Winnipeg yet or not. There are 38 men from our church gone now & so many of the students..." Tot Galloway, Toronto April 18, 1915


642 Bathurst St.,
Toronto
April 18, 1915

Dear Lily,

Just a note tonight to say how much I enjoyed your & John's letters. While we miss our boy very much I can assure you I would worry a good deal more about him if he were not such a good boy. And I do not think he will do a weaker boy any harm, he is always trying to help the other fellow. It is certainly a world war. How ever it ends & when, it has made every one sit up & think a little more than usual & not before it was time. We are all just a little careless. I am glad you had a visit from Rose. I had mother up to see her a few days after Rose came home. Harry & Florence were there too. Their little girl is a dear.

What do you think? I expect to be a grandmother in a very little time. Florence is going to the hospital and Alex will come home for the time. I am very anxious about her. Mother is failing quite a bit, does not seem to stand much strain of any kind. Will be 79 next Sunday, her eyes are better than mine, she reads all the war news & remembers it too.

Little Jean is certainly growing & will be lots of company for you. Now Lily I find letter writing hard. I hear from Gordon almost every other day, he writes a good letter as a rule. I do not know whether Louis Duff has left Winnipeg yet or not. There are 38 men from our church gone now & so many of the students. Now Lily I will end this now sending love to yourself & Jean & kind regards to John.

Tot

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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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Duff & Morrison Collection

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