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Erroll Pilkington Gillespie Letters

Letters from from Erroll Pilkington Gillespie to his family. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-2685

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have caught about a basin full of water! I hope very soon to move into a tent where things will be far more comfortable in every way, it's advisable too, to get a good sound roof over one before the weather breaks. It would be much better for studying too as the huts have electric light laid on. Still plugging away at the M.G. course, having exams fairly frequently, had 2 last week , haven't been put out of action by any of them yet I am glad to say! By the way I am forgetting a most important thing & that is to thank you very much for the nice box of qinch" you sent me, it arrived yesterday & needless to say I have already sampled it, it is A No 1. You mustn't bother about sending anymore however, as I notice the postage on it alone was over 25 c & that on top of the price of the ginger, makes it "oqspensive bottles". Besides as you are likely to be rationed fairly strictly in B.C. it would be difficult to send chocolate or anything of that sort over now, so its not to be thought of? I would like a supply of baccy sent now & then again though, if it's possible. I haven't found anything to beat Dudleigh's Dope! Have still quite a little left in the tin Pa sent me, but it's going fairly rapidly as I seem to puff at my pipe a good deal these days when off parade.

BC Archives, MS-2685 Box 17 File 3 / OLIVER, William Edgar, 1867 – 1920. Victoria; lawyer. / Erroll P. Gillespie, correspondence outward, 1917 – 1919.

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