Letter from F. Hubbard to Elizabeth Bascome Jewett

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British soldier Private F. Hubbard wrote this letter to Elizabeth Bascome Jewett from the war front in France April 2, 1916. He tells her he is safe because he is a cook, but that he can hear the guns and the firing. He also comments that they do not stay in one place very long.

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About This Item

  • Title: Letter from F. Hubbard to Elizabeth Bascome Jewett
  • Creator: Hubbard, F.
  • Creation Date: 1916-04-02
  • Subject Date: 1916-04-02
  • Town: London
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 11 cm x 17 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1532, Box 6/10
  • Collection: Jewett family papers
  • Object Type: Text

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