ALS to John Anthony Crook

Scope and Content

Exclaims over the four letters that he received from John Crook and comments on his news. Commiserates with John over the iminent loss of his friend, Eric. Hopes he will meet a Johnian sergeant with whom he can talk about Classics. Encourages him to write to Charlesworth. Discusses the Kentish hop and apple picking season. Intends to help Mr Stagg, a local farmer who attended Wellington College. Supposes that the Maidstone Orchestra is suspended, having heard nothing from Sigger. Sends news of Mrs Rose and Mr Bussey. The letter is marked returned because addressee missing.

Administrative / Biographical History

Musician (clarinet, ex-army). Father of John Anthony Crook.


Musician (clarinet, ex-army). Father of John Anthony Crook.

Additional Information