Henry Masterman Mist Diaries and Prisoners Pie Magazine
Diaries of Heny Masterman Mist and a copy of Prisoners’ Pie, the Ruhleben Camp magazine. Learn more.
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taken by Germans while vessel was en route from Holland to England, brought into the camp this p.m.
July 2. Sunday. Posted card to Mrs. Davies. Card from Tottie
July 3. Mon. Sent box with empty glass jars to Tottie.
July 4 Tues. Bought pr. light grey trousers (flan.) 23. m.
July 5. Wed. A disgusting greasy mess which stank was given out as "margarine" at far kitchen. at 7.15 + is in future to alternate with "jam" every other day in future. Letters from Muriel + Miss. Lamb.
July 8. Sat. Parcel fr. Mrs. Davies with loaf bread, more than half spoiled by mildew.
July 9 Sun, Posted family letter to Tottie + card to Mrs. Lamb. Card from T.
July 11. Tues. Package provisions + mildewed bread from Mrs. Davies.
- Drew 20 m. fr Mummford
July 13. Thurs Recd fr Mrs Davies, (ordered b Edie) 4 lbs. St. Bruno tobacco.
BC Archives, MS-2570
Box 1 File 2 MIST, Henry Masterman Diary, Ruhleben, 06 Feb 1915 - 06 Mar 1918