Letter from E. Willmott [Ellen Willmott] to ‘Nurse’ [Mary Gilpin]

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Written from Warley Place, Great Warley, Essex. Manuscript

She greatly appreciated Gilpin’s kindness from the start to the finish, when Gilpin saw her off and helped with her parcels; it was a delightful visit; she loves flowers, plants and gardens and going over Gravetye with Robinson gave her intense pleasure; flowers offer solace to those who love them; she wishes Gilpin a happy holiday and safe return to Gravetye; Willmott got back safely after many adventures; she mentions the raid they heard and that London was pandemonium

Undated [between 1915 and 1918; air raids occurred in London during this period]