Letter from C. Anthony Law to Jane Shaw Law : [26 October 1941]

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Letter from C. Anthony Law to Jane Shaw Law : [26 October 1941]

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2011.010.1, Series 8, Subseries 1, File 1, Item 4

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  • 26 October 1941 (Creation)

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3 pages of textual records

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Item is a letter from C. Anthony Law to Jane Shaw (later Jane Shaw Law). The letter bears a sticker from a censor (examiner) on the envelope. A transcription reads:

M.T.B. 48
26-10-41
c/o G.P.O.
London

My dear Janie,

I can’t thank you enough for the Birthday present. It was darn good of you to think of me. That was a very nice little Birthday card you sent me as the little card says “Wish that I were there!” I certainly wish the same. It would be marvellous. It doesn’t seem quite fair! I’m being so far away from such a sweet little girl. However Janie I think it is very kind of you to spoil me like this, and again I say I can’t thank you enough for all your kindness.

Now the days in this country are growing colder. At night at sea its [sic] rough, and wet. I came back to the base wet through. How I hate the cold winter days in this country. I can never get warm. All their buildings are colder inside than out. The only nice warm little spot is on board my Torpedo Boat in my Wardroom. I have a small heater going. The Wardroom is like a doll house, but very comfortable.

Bunny is in this country. I just received a letter from him, saying lets [sic] get together and paint London Red, which would be a good idea, but I am always broke.

Give my very best to your father and mother.

Well little Janie I must close, I love you and wish you were here with me. Heaps of Love and a nice big Kiss and a lot of little kisses from your

Affectionately
Tony

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