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1918 Apr. 16

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick travelled throughout France with his officer to pay the American Troops. He went through the section where the great drive occurred and areas where the fighting was thickest. He asks Letty if censors have cut up his letters at all. Included is a newspaper clipping with a photo of the big drive.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Apr. 17

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick is sending Letty two lace collars and an embroidered handkerchief. He is sending them in three separate envelopes, in case some take a while or get lost. Nick will be sending her rosary beads soon. He wishes Letty a happy twenty first birthday.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Apr. 5

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick wishes he could write more, but he doesn't have much time and there aren't Y.M.C.A.'s filled with writing paper. He has been thinking a lot about home and Letty. He has a little bit of money now and he will try to buy some souvenirs and mail them to Letty along with some Rosary Beads. he had every intention of going to church on Easter Sunday but there were no churches nearby.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Mar. 14

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - It has been five years since Letty and Nick walked home from school and talked on the street corner for hours. In that time Nick has never been away for very long, until now. It feels longer than two and a half months because he has not received a letter from Letty, but he knows that Letty has been writing to him. He works almost every evening and is very busy but he still thinks of Letty and ... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Feb. 9

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick had finished his work for the evening so he decided to try to make a "perfect copy" on the typewriter. He has not been paid since November, when he does get paid it should be a fair amount. He doesn't need much money while he is in France.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Feb. 6

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - This is Nick's eighth letters since he has arrived in Europe, he hopes that Letty is receiving them. Many of the fellows are going downtown at night, Nick has no interest. He had a dream in which he and Letty got married in Grand Central Station in New York City.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Feb. 16

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick moved to a different part of France but he is doing the same type of work. He ran into 30 men from Lynn, and he was able to catch up with them. He hopes to start receiving letters from home soon.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Apr. 16

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick wishes Letty a happy birthday, and sends her twenty-one kisses. Last night he went to a show given by a number of soldiers, it was very good but it made him homesick. Included is the program for the Abeona jungle Cruise show.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Apr. 9

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick is writing this letter from the British Y.M.C.A. Nick is stationed with the British Expeditionary Forces, his office works to pay the Americans who are working with the British troops. There are many English girls here as part of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. They do work that used to be done by men in the back of the lines drive ambulances, cook, drive trucks, bake, and more. ... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Apr. 18

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick is mailing three envelopes with souvenirs. He wishes Letty a happy birthday.

Frank F. Newth Papers