Erroll Pilkington Gillespie Letters
Letters from from Erroll Pilkington Gillespie to his family. Learn more.
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as much as you can! Was most interested to hear that you had ½ the lawn down in vegets & that they were really flourishing for once. Glad the little peach tree is thriving, hope I may be back before it starts to have fruit! How are the other two fruit trees doing that you and I bought at the Market and what about the cabbage roses that I trained up, anything doing! I bet you never got any more gravel. It seemed difficult to get while I was there, to get a load sent up was like extracting one of Dugald's wisdom teeth!! Was very interested to hear that Eric McC was coming over with a draft. I got a letter from him a few days ago, enclosing a couple of snaps taken out at the Ker's place at Cadboro Bay, they were taken that Sunday I was was out there both quite good and nice to have, especially as a friend of mine figures in them! Father said that he thought Eric was coming over as a 2nd in command, and that a man who had not been to France was taking charge, this seems ridiculous, after the
BC Archives, MS-2685 Box 17 File 3 / OLIVER, William Edgar, 1867 – 1920. Victoria; lawyer. / Erroll P. Gillespie, correspondence outward, 1917 – 1919.