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1918 Mar. 20

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - The weather is very nice today in Lynn, Letty asks if it is nice where Nick is. Nick will be receiving something from the post office that he needs to sign so that they can get a refund for his watch. Letty's mother is sending Bill a box, Letty will send one to Nick once she hears if he is receiving her letters. Letty has gone by the pool room a few times and it has been busy.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Mar. 26

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - Letty hopes that Nick will not have any wine or other alcoholic beverages. She knows that it may be hard for Nick but she has seen what alcohol can do to people and she doesn't want that for Nick. Letty checked on Nick's pool room and it seems to be doing well. Letty is going with Florence Sawyer to Plymouth Theater to see the a movie next week, she hasn't seen many movies since Nick has ... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1917 Nov.

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Ayer (Mass.) - Nick went to Bill's barracks but didn't see Bill, he does not believe that they are under quarantine anymore. The company will be able to go home for Thanksgiving but they have to report back for Friday for pay roll. The captain would like to buy a pool table, and then Nick can run it as if it were his own.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 May 25

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick is saving as his much money as he can to help with life after the war since he is concerned his Billiard room will suffer because of the war. He has already invested over a thousand dollars into the Billiard room and hopes it will be squared up when he returns again. He has heard from Hal and saw someone from Camp Devens in France.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 June 13

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - In the evenings most of the men go to a cafe to get a drink, but Nick stays to write letters to Letty. He received a letter from Mr. Briggs who said things were not going well at the Billiard Room, business is poor because of the war. Nick asked his father and uncle to check in with Mr. Briggs and see if there was a way they can help. Nick includes a picture of the Sergeant.... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Dec. 15

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Rouen (France) - Nick usually tries to write to his father, sister, and aunt every week but for the past month he has only written to Letty. The Sergeant has become a lieutenant, they still work together but they now live and eat in different places. He is the only soldier in the office since everyone else is a lieutenant, he is sorry that he did not get his application in earlier so he could be a lieutenant ... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Feb. 2

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - Letty received five letters from Nick this week, he mentioned that he was not feeling well. Eddie is still in Humarock and doesn't know when he will be discharged. Nick mentioned that the major is trying to get Nick sailing papers, Letty hopes that Nick will be able to come home soon. Letty went to the Strand with Nellie to see a show. There was a fire in the building with Nick's pool room, Me... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Mar. 23

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - Letty received five letters from Nick which included newspaper clippings and money orders. They almost have three hundred dollars in the bank book. Letty would love for Nick to sell the pool room and get a good job doing financial work when he comes home. Letty will be going to Boston with Grace to get a new hat.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Apr. 23

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - Letty received three letters from Nick including another money order. Most of the fellows have already come home, she wishes that Nick was coming home. She thinks that Nick should sell the Pool Room when he comes home and get a job doing financial work. She is going to buy another Liberty Bond, she asks if Nick ever bought one.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Apr. 8

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Brest (France) - Nick went for a walk along the sea wall today. He saw a German boat that had been captured by the U.S. being used to transport boys home. They had hung American flags and signs saying 'Homeward Bound' from the mast while they sang the 'Star Spangled Banner'. Nick hopes to sell the billiard parlor when he comes home and get a finances job. Garland and some of the other men that Nick worked... more

Frank F. Newth Papers