William Loring, Morpeth, to Mary Theodosia Loring, Blackheath

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William Loring, Morpeth, to Mary Theodosia Loring, Blackheath: arrived back at Morpeth at 3 o'clock; uncertain as to whether they are going to the Dardanelles of the Mediterranean, and may only be going to Egypt; no need for mounted troops in the Dardanelles and may be sent to India or Aden; pith helmets and puggarees have been issued; best wishes for her birthday tomorrow; uncertain if he can find a photographer to take his picture in Morpeth