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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. 7

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick has been dreaming of home and wishes that this war was over. In his downtime he thinks about home and writes to Letty, his work helps him to keep his mind off of Lynn. He has a few letters for Letty but he can't mail them until he finds a censor's office.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Mar. 6

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick has not received a letter from Letty yet, his friend Casey let him read a letter from Lynn that had information. It is much colder in the part of France that Nick is in now, it has snowed for three days but it does not stick on the ground. Nick knows a few words in french, a french soldier is going to teach him French and Nick will teach him English. Nick has only been pa... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 May 6

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick met an Officer named Louis H. Limauro from Lynn. He has been very blue lately since the weather has been rainy and bleak. He enjoys receiving all of the letters from Letty, and often thinks about the time they have spent together.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 July 1

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick tries to write to Letty every Sunday, but this Sunday was the end of the month so he was busy balancing the books and playing baseball and he didn't have time to write before the bombing started. Nick now has about one hundred dollars, and plans to send a money order to Letty when he has a chance. He asks Letty to send postcards with various images of Lynn so that he can show the Britis... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Mar. 4

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - in Nick's last letter he talked about applying for a transfer to another part of the France, if he can't get home Letty thinks it would be best if he was somewhere with some sunshine. Letty has received all the allotment checks through January and has deposited them into the bank. The boys are not coming home as fast as people thought they would. President Wilson is sailing ... more

Frank F. Newth Papers