Brittain, Vera, Letter, 15 December 1915

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Description: 
Letter to Roland Leighton

Tabs

Case Study: 
Violets from the Trenches: Selections from the Letters of Roland Leighton and Vera Brittain
Creator: 
Brittain, Vera
Source: 
letter
Date: 
15 December 1915
Place: London
Collection/Fonds: 
Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
Rights: 
Vera Brittain estate; McMaster University has a non-exclusive licence to publish this document.

Identifier: 
00001443-7
Language: 
eng
Type: 
image
Format: 
jpg
Transcript: 

[partial transcription; text matches the audio, not the original letter]
hotel fire...
Is it an absurdity to wish you a merry Christmas, in the midst of sodden trenches, & cold & damp & misery? It seems so -- with the enemy only comparatively a few yards away, and the Dead sleeping