Letter from C. Anthony Law to Jane Shaw Law : [28 May 1941]

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Letter from C. Anthony Law to Jane Shaw Law : [28 May 1941]

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

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  • 28 May 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). A transcription of the letter reads:

"M.G.B. 53
4th Flotilla
G.P.O. London

My dear Jane,

I haven’t written to you for ages. I know should be ashamed of myself and I am. Many apologies, but I have been busy. In this first paragraph there seems to be to [sic] many “I’s”. In other words bad English, or bad prose.

I certainly miss you Jane, and wish that this war would come to a [sic] end soon. That will be a marvellous happy day for us. We then can start to paint again together, with hopes to be married. That’s of course if you will have me. I know we would be very happy together, and we would do so many interesting things, such as travel in our yacht, not home at present [?] as she is to [sic] small. As you know I am a navigating officer, and have bought myself ages ago a lovely system. That instrument can see us around the world, any place we wish to go. After this war it will be hard for me to settle down right away in life [?], because I have got interested to see what the other parts of the world looks like. I hope you feel that way also Jane.

Well my love this just a note to tell you how much I love you, and we [sic] could be together.

Heaps of love and kisses from your loving sailor


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