November 21, 1950

512 8th AvenueBrooklyn, New YorkNovember 21, 1950 Dear folks, I know that I should have written quite some time ago but I’ve been so busy

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December 2, 1950

London December 2 and 3 Dear folks, I’ll begin this tonight.  You see I’m re-reading your letters which you sent to the boat, since I

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December 24, 1950

Aden, Arabia December 24, 1950 Sunday Dear folks, The day before Christmas, and all on the ship, waiting to go ashore.  How strange to think

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1951

January 6, 1951

Dar-es-Salaam, Tanganyika January 6, 1951 Dear folks, I guess I haven’t written to you since we were at Mombasa.  We left there on Tuesday.  Have

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January 18, 1951

Salisbury January 18, 1951 Dear folks, Several times today I’ve thought of this being the big day for Don and DeLores.  I must write to

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February 12, 1951

February 12 13th Your Anniversary Dear folks, Tomorrow is your 38th anniversary.  May the Lord bless you in a special way. We sent up for

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March 1, 1951

Msengedzi March 1, 1951 Dear folks, I’m dead tired.  I’ve been painting the walls of this living room this p.m. and was at school all

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March 9, 1951

March 9, 1951 Dear folks, Really I don’t have time to write this but I received your letter today sent via Darwin and so I

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March 15, 1951

Msengedzi Mission Station 15th March, 1951 Dear Folks, I guess you are getting tired of getting my letters which do not have enough postage on. 

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April 4, 1951

Msengedzi April 4, 1951 Dear folks, This will be written in a hurry as I’m supposed to be up at school, but I thought that

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May 2, 1951

May 2, 1951 Salisbury Dear folks, Don’t faint when you see I’m in Salisbury.  I came in yesterday with Dunkelds from Blairs’ Station.  I hadn’t

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May 14, 1951

[Transcriber’s note: The written date on this letter was torn off, but the postmark is dated 14 May 1951.] Salisbury – May [page torn] Dear

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May 16, 1951

Msengedzi May 16, 1951 Dear folks, I’m getting on the sleepy side but Russ is going back into town tomorrow so I must get this

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May 24, 1951

Msengedzi May 24, 1951 Dear folks, It doesn’t seem possible that it is nearly June.  No doubt by now you are enjoying lovely weather.  We

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June 1, 1951

Msengedzi 1st June, 1951 Dear folks, I really should be up in the office and busy at some work which I have there, but then

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June 12, 1951

Msengedzi Mission Station P.O. Dawsons   P/B 6 June 12, 1951 Dear folks, While I’m waiting on the supper to get cooked I’ll get this

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June 19, 1951

Msengedzi Mission June 19, 1951 Dear folks, This week we didn’t get the post although we sent a boy after it.  When he got up

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June 28, 1951

Msengedzi 28th June, 1951 Dear folks, It is getting late but I believe that I shall  try and get a letter started to you as

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July 12, 1951

Msengedzi July 12, 1951 Dear folks, Russ is going into town Saturday and so I’ll send this letter with him.  I suppose that you will

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July 19, 1951

Msengedzi July 19, 1951 Dear folks, Your letter of July 2 came this week.  It was a little on the slow side but anyway it

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July 22, 1951

Msengedzi July 22, 1951 Dear folks, I wrote to you the other day and I don’t think that that letter has started on it’s way

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July 31, 1951

Msengedzi July 31, 1951 Dear folks, We haven’t gotten the mail for two weeks now so I don’t have a recent letter from you.  I’m

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August 7, 1951

Msengedzi August 7, 1951 Dear folks, This is my first letter this afternoon and I had planned to write several but I also had some

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August 14, 1951

14th August, 1951 Dear folks, Another week has rolled around and tomorrow post is supposed to go out again.  In last week’s post I received

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August 25, 1951

Msengedzi Mission August 25, 1951 Dear folks, Today we are up here at Mavuradonha and this morning there is no Field Committee meeting so I

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September 6, 1951

Salisbury September 6, 1951 12 o’clock midnite Dear folks, This is some hour to begin a letter but it seems that when I’m here in

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September 18, 1951

Msengedzi September 18, 1951 Dear folks, Today has been hot and very windy, dirt and dust everywhere.  Now this evening the wind has gone down

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September 25, 1951

September 25, 1951 Dear folks, I’ve been thinking of you yesterday and today cruising along toward the South and also praying that you’ll have journey

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October 3, 1951

October 3, 1951 Msengedzi Dear folks, I’m wondering how you are getting along on your trip.  I’ll be so glad to hear all about it. 

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October 12, 1951

Friday nite, October 12th Dear folks, Yesterday I received a letter from you from Hartford.  I’m so glad that you were having such a delightful

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October 30, 1951

Msengedzi October 30, 1951 Dear folks, Here I am in Salisbury.  The wedding is over and tomorrow I’m supposed to be on my way home. 

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November 11, 1951

Msengedzi – Sunday evening November 11, 1951 Dear folks, I guess I shall start this tonight and finish it just before post goes, which should

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December 9, 1951

Mavuradonha Mission Station P.O. Bindura P/B 16 Southern Rhodesia December 9, 1951 Dear folks, I trust that this gets there in time, as it is

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December 16, 1951

December 16, 1951 Dear folks, This will include everyone at home when this gets there.  I suppose that means Lois and maybe Ila but not

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December 27, 1951

Mavuradonha Mission Station 27th December, 1951 Dear folks, It is time for me to get up to the hospital, but my patients will have to

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1952

January 2, 1952

Mavuradonha January 2, 1952 Dear folks, It is really not the time of the day (8 a.m.) to be writing letters but maybe I’ll get

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January 11, 1952

Mavuradonha Mission Station P/B 16 Bindura January 11, 1952 Dear folks, Another “rainish” day.  We surely have had the rain this year.  These past two

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February 7, 1952

February 7, 1952 Dear folks, I’m writing this in a hurry.  We are rained in and that accounts for the fact that I haven’t written

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February 21, 1952

Mavuradonha Mission Station P.O. Bindura P/B 16 February 21, 1952 Dear folks, one and all at home, Well, after ages and ages of no post,

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March 4, 1952

Mavuradonha 4th of March Dear folks, This will be written in a hurry as it is 11:30 already at night and in a few hours

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March 13, 1952

Mavuradonha March 13, 1952 Dear folks, Your letter of the 3rd came today and I’m glad to hear that you had Orla at your place. 

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March 27, 1952

Mavuradonha March 27, 1952 Dear Larry, Your very good letter came the other day, so I’ve decided now is the best time to answer, even

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April 8, 1952

Mavuradonha April 8 Dear folks, I didn’t hear from you this past week.  I rather looked for a letter in tonight’s post but I didn’t

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April 21, 1952

Mavuradonha April 21, 1952 Dear folks, It is 8:00 a.m. Monday and soon post must go but I’ll try and get a line off to

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May 6, 1952

Mavuradonha 6th May, 1952 Dear folks, It has been a very long time ago since I wrote, and it has also been quite some time

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May 25, 1952

Mavuradonha Mission Station P.O. Bindura P/B 16 Southern Rhodesia, Africa May 25, 1952 Dear folks, I suppose you wonder why in the world I do

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June 1, 1952

Mavuradonha June 1, 1952 Dear Everybody who are home, I imagine that it includes quite a household.  Well, it will be nice to get a

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