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66275: Letter: To Marion Scott.

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posted on 2024-04-18, 14:51 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Written while Ivor Gurney was a patient at the Middlesex War Hospital, where he was sent following numerous suicide threats. Describe surroundings / is glad that recent verses please Marion Scott / promises more to come / mentions 'Crickley Hill' Edward Thomas / includes the poem 'Migrants', which he says is one of his best things / thinks that he may be allowed to play the piano / thanks Scott for some flower that she sent to Warrington / includes 'Twigworth Vicarage' / 'Interval' /a few more to come / a visit to Gloucester Cathedral / reports on books sent as gifts by friends. |

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Envelope containing letter.
Written while Ivor Gurney was a patient at the Middlesex War Hospital, where he was sent following numerous suicide threats. Describe surroundings / is glad that recent verses please Marion Scott / promises more to come / mentions 'Crickley Hill' Edward Thomas / includes the poem 'Migrants', which he says is one of his best things / thinks that he may be allowed to play the piano / thanks Scott for some flower that she sent to Warrington / includes 'Twigworth Vicarage' / 'Interval' /a few more to come / a visit to Gloucester Cathedral / reports on books sent as gifts by friends.

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Identifier

7549.cpd | 6555.jpg | IG-41-175.jpg 6556.jpg | IG-41-175f1r.jpg 6557.jpg | IG-41-175f1v.jpg 6558.jpg | IG-41-175f2r.jpg 6559.jpg | IG-41-175f2v.jpg 6560.jpg | IG-41-175f3r.jpg 6561.jpg | IG-41-175f3v.jpg

Creator

Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937)

Date

27th August 1918

Date Created

27/08/1918

Spatial

St Albans, England

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pencil

Type

Letter | Letter Poem within letter

Pages

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

Number of Pages

7

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

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

Collection ID

Papers of Ivor Gurney 4.175 | Papers of Ivor Gurney 4.175.1r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 4.175.1v | Papers of Ivor Gurney 4.175.2r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 4.175.2v | Papers of Ivor Gurney 4.175.3r | Papers of Ivor Gurney 4.175.3v

Repository Name

The Ivor Gurney Archive

Repository Address

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

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