Leighton, Roland, Letter, 24 August 1915

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Description: 
to Vera Brittain

Tabs

Case Study: 
Violets from the Trenches: Selections from the Letters of Roland Leighton and Vera Brittain
Creator: 
Leighton, Roland
Source: 
letter
Date: 
24 August 1915
Place: London
Collection/Fonds: 
Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
Rights: 
Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format.

Identifier: 
00001450-2
Language: 
eng
Type: 
image
Format: 
jpg
Transcript: 

much would I not give to be able to hold you and kiss you again even for a moment! And not being able to, I feel an insane desire to rush back to France before I need, and leave all to memory as all that matters is already left.
I have just written to your Father. It is entirely informative – not interrogative, and merely a brief & slightly formal notification of what the world is pleased to call our engagement. I should prefer that the world knew nothing