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Deborah Florence Glassford Letters and Memorabilia


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for him is happiness, and health. of course his engagement coming so suddenly came as a shock to us all, and not knowing the girl but she may be suitable, but for his sake we shall like her, at present, he tells us nothing about her, some friends tell us she adores him, North country people are as rule good house wives so I dare say she will be a good wife.

Every one thinks when the war is over. All the men will not settle down to Office work, but rush to the Colonies, it is so jarring to see women doing every thing even driving carts, there are no maids to be had you were lucky to get one so soon, I hope you find her a success I am longing to hear how the little frock I made fits Betty, your mother will be shut[?] to have May near her, you must all adore Betty I do wish I could see her boys is such a huge boy he was [?] to see one alone now which is very nice Jack is a bright little fellow. I do hope Fred will not have to join but if the war goes on for another year, he will have to do so, well we must make the

BC Archives, MS-0089 GLASSFORD, Deborah Florence (Leighton). Vancouver Box 1 Correspondence inward, 1916 File 4