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66264: Letter: To Marion Scott.

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posted on 2024-04-18, 14:48 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Thanks Marion Scott for a parcel received on Christmas Day / describes a hunting excursion / thanks her for reaction to a verse / discusses her book / the feeling in the army / rumours of peace / the Scots / asks for a few items / asks after Scott's cook / books / Robert Burns and a musical score / assures that he is not ill / discusses Henry Newbolt / Walt Whitman / a symphony / quotes a poem by W.B. Yeats from memory / discusses colour / hopes that Scott is not worrying too much about the soldiers. |

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Envelope containing letter.
Thanks Marion Scott for a parcel received on Christmas Day / describes a hunting excursion / thanks her for reaction to a verse / discusses her book / the feeling in the army / rumours of peace / the Scots / asks for a few items / asks after Scott's cook / books / Robert Burns and a musical score / assures that he is not ill / discusses Henry Newbolt / Walt Whitman / a symphony / quotes a poem by W.B. Yeats from memory / discusses colour / hopes that Scott is not worrying too much about the soldiers.

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Identifier

7537.cpd | 6682.jpg | IG-41-51.jpg 6683.jpg | IG-41-51f1r.jpg 6684.jpg | IG-41-51f1v.jpg 6685.jpg | IG-41-51f2.jpg 6686.jpg | IG-41-51f3.jpg 6687.jpg | IG-41-51f4.jpg 6688.jpg | IG-41-51f5.jpg 6689.jpg | IG-41-51f6.jpg

Creator

Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937)

Date

27th December 1916

Date Created

27/12/1916

Spatial

Somme, France

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pencil

Type

Letter | Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Number of Pages

8

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The Ivor Gurney Archive, Gloucestershire Archives / The Ivor Gurney Estate

Collection ID

Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.51 | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.51.1r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.51.1v | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.51.2 | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.51.3 | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.51.4 | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.51.5 | Papers of Ivor Gurney 41.51.6

Repository Name

The Ivor Gurney Archive

Repository Address

Gloucestershire Archives, Clarence Row, Alvin Street, Gloucester, GL1 3DW, UK

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