Eastman - Fenwick Family Papers, 1860-1980

Edward G. Fenwick Letter, 15 November 1917

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[Letterhead reads:] American Ambulance Hospital of Paris. Hopital Benevole No. 2 Bis. Lycee Pasteur. Boulevard d’Inkermann

Nov. 15, 1917
France
 
Dearest momsie: Am feeling just fine but for goodness sake hurry up my coat and fur gloves. The snow is on the mountains here so it is just a little snappy. I haven’t heard from you in ten days. Guess I will get a bunch of mail when it comes. My writing will be necessarily scattered and far between.
 
Certainlly would like to take a peep at you all at “Elmhurst”. Tell dad to drop me a line once in a while. hope his bookkeeping affair turned
 
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out alright.
 
This country is so near the border that the people here speak German as well as French. Almost anything in the way of eats and sweaters is very acceptable. Hope you have gotten some more letters from me by now.
 
I wrote to Joe about a week ago. Ask him to let you see or rather tell you some news. The boys are all standing up very well. Hope to be getting your box for Thanksgiving before long. I have many things to be thankful for. Send anything like boxes about 2 months ahead.
 
Give my best to all and tell them to write often.
 
Love to you dearest momsie
From your Buzzy
 
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