Trotter, Bernard Freeman, Letter, 21 April 1917

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Description: 
Letter from Bernard Trotter to his Mother

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Case Study: 
McMaster University’s Own Soldier Poet: Bernard Trotter
Creator: 
Trotter, Bernard Freeman
Source: 
letter
Date: 
21 April 1917
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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: 
00001419-2
Language: 
eng
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image
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I am so sorry to hear of the O'Briens' trouble. I shall drop Chester a line at his office. I suppose it will reach him. It is lovely for them to be able to go south.
Hope Mrs. Grimshaw is well and away north with the girls when this reaches you. Come to think of it, I suppose Kate will have been and gone and graduated when this arrives. Wish I could be there to congratulate her; but Marjorie will have to do it for me.
I was much interested in Frances's account of her day in the world of labour. Reminds me of my boot-salesmanship at Simpson's. Stamping letters would hardly be worthy [of] her intellectual qualities as a permanent occupation; but it would be good for her to get a glimpse of how a great many girls earn their living.
Most of her letters must have come, I think. I seem to have had them fairly often; and I do appreciate them, for I know just how hard it is to write letters when you're full up with study, and haven't much surplus fat to come and go on. Bless her heart! I think I must have mentioned how much Alf likes her letters. I send most of my home letters to Leicester -- if there's