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1919 Apr. 5

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Brest (France) - Nick moved into his new office, it is a nice place to work. Yesterday he sent a short note, a money order, and a package to Letty. He has seen a lot of men from Lynn pass through Brest on their way home. Nick is going to try to save every penny and learn as much as he can while he is in France.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Apr. 28

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Brest (France) - Nick has been very busy with work, and he expects to work most evening for the next weeks. The Major told Nick that he could go on a short leave to Paris in the middle of the month. Nick bought a beaded collar for Letty.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Mar. 14

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Brest (France) - Nick wrote Letty a letter every single day he on leave, she should have received most of them by now. Nick sold one of his uniforms to a soldier and he will send the money to Letty. He still has one uniform that he wears every day, and his friend gave him another one.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Apr. 7

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Brest (France) - There have been few mail ships coming to Brest recently. Nick is glad that he is able to send money home and build their savings. His desk is near the window, watching the transports leave for the U.S. will probably make him homesick.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Mar. 3

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Brest (France) - Nick will be working hard to on getting the monthly reports ready for Washington in the next few days. Every time he receives his pay his first priority is to send money home, he will be sending a fifty dollar money order to Letty soon. The best day of Nick's life was when he met Letty, the only day that could ever equal it is the day they are married.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Mar. 30

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Brest (France) - Nick has been busy with work for the past few days. It snowed two inches last night. He saw a few men that he had met in the hospital in Rouen, they are now on their way home. Everyday he sees people that he knows on their way back home. He wishes he could be home and see Letty. He received a letter from Tom and Gertrude Landregan.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Apr. 4

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Brest (France) - Nick has been so busy with work that he barely had time to eat or write. He sent a money order and a gift for Letty's birthday. He wishes Letty a happy birthday. Nick will try to find time to write a longer letter.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Apr.

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Brest (France) - Nick meant to write to Letty on Easter but he had a busy day; he walked around the city and played baseball until late in the evening and was too tired to write. The next day he pitched in another baseball game so his arm is now very sore. Every day Nick tries to make a few dollars, he will tell Letty how he does it when he gets home. Nick is up for a promotion to Sergeant First Class, wh... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Mar. 2

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Brest (France) - Nick is now in charge of the accounts and has forty men directly under him. He has been busy for the past days, with a constant line of officers waiting to be paid. Nick is never too busy to write to Letty, and looks forward to more letters from her.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Feb. 26

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - Letty received nine letters from Nick this week. She wishes that she could have been with him during his furlough and seen the views. It must be hard for Nick to get back to work in Brest after having two weeks off. Letty bought a dresser scarf that she is going to embroider, and then she will buy a bureau scarf and pin cushion to match.

Frank F. Newth Papers