Arthur Douglas Crease Letters, Diaries and Scrapbooks
Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease of Victoria to his brother Lindley Crease and his mother Sarah Crease; instructions for the offensive of July 26, 1917; a regimental notebook, diaries and scrapbook. Learn more.
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Rachie is about my height, a nice bright but plain girl with a red face. Jack a pale slip of a boy of about 10 with good manners and a fine appetite.
Con & Cecil are here today though the latter's illness prevented them from coming on Christmas Day. Con is one perpetual interrogation mark and does not impart much nor is what she says free from exaggeration.
She says that Will is going to marry his present housekeeper, Mrs. Darling. The lady in question certainly carries the keys of the establishment as if it belongs to her but that is what she is there for since Birdie (Susan) does not care to do so. That young lady is of a most independent type.
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.