A letter from the packet of letters and poems etc. This makes me think what it must have been like to live in Europe when war was so near. Sorry for lots of (?) gaps I find the writing quite hard to decipher.
31st August 1939
My dear little friends,
Well how are you? I have thought many times and wonder how the (?) is getting on. I do sincerely hope that it is progressing favourably.
What dreadful times we are having. My son was due home this week but naturally all leave cancelled. We are in the direct line of danger so must hope for the best.
Take care of yourselves and may God bless you and keep you from all harm and danger. I don’t think you are in the danger zone are you?
(?) (?) to (?) a (?) busy, at present, very – I have had invitations to go away to friends but no I shall stay at home with my husband and doggies and hope for the best.
Now darlings all the best. (?) (?) always your (?) friend.