Letter written to Edith Collier by unknown dated December 15.

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Dec 13th
Dear Miss Collier
I received your letter some days ago & I assure you [illeg.] & I were glad to hear from you. I got quite a surprise the morning I got your pretty work basket looked looked [sic[ for a [note?] to see who sent it but found none I told Mrs Maloney I got such a lovely work basket this morning but dont [sic] know who sent it but she was able to tell me it was Miss Wegray because she gave me some sort of leather one before she went away but she didn’t show it to me just the same I am sure she must feel disappointed for she never said a word when she was told it was you sent it now dear I thank you ever so much its to [sic] kind of you of you [illeg.] wish me to thank you also for sending her the papers old Mrs H [?] passed away & another old woman who was 92 years of age she was Mrs Cullimans mother they live in that cottage on top of the hill there was only one week between the two funerals Mrs Cullimans son died he was a fine young fellow he was 26 years of age he was taken sick the day his granmother [sic] was buried I trust the war will be over before your [illeg.] is trained that was quite a mistake about your cousin young man poor fellow how nice it was for him to see you so you have not met your blue eyed young man I hope it wont turn out like my green eye young man Miss B got for me long ago he is coming yet mind dont you be twisting [?] your [illeg.] about too much when you go to your
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Letter written to Edith Collier by unknown dated December 15. Written double sided on one sheet of unlined paper divided into four pages. Last page(s) possibly missing.
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Collection of The Edith Collier Trust, in the permanent care of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui.
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Circa 1985



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