Letter to Edith Collier from brother Harry, St John's Hill

Harry Collier, Author

This is one of the letters in our collection. The place and date where it was made are unknown.
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Dear Ed,
I’m home for a few days prior to having my examination or better known as a Test. It should be at the end of the present [illeg.] week probably Friday. I have been handling machine alright – it is rather fine sport. Am anxious to get my Test done with & am confident enough about going right through easily enough. I have read Reg’s & Your letters – it has been a jolly meeting – My turn next that isn’t mean to have a jolly meeting I’ll [illeg.] more when I’m actually there eh! There is every indication that with luck I shall be due to leave soon. I’m so missing you know because it actually does seem close to the time [illeg.] [illeg.] Edith till I meet you best love
Your [?affectionate] brother Harry
Write a longer letter when I’m through the test
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210 x 295mm
black and white photocopy on paper
Photocopy of a 1 page letter to Edith Collier from her brother Harry, date unknown. Where the date would normally be found it reads ‘St John’s Hill. Home’. The letter is handwritten pen on paper. In the letter Harry mentions he is about to take a test, which he surmises he will pass, and then mentions that he is looking forward to seeing Edith shortly.
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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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Acquisition Date
Circa 1985



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