• This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng 1186/5/1
  • Dates of Creation
      1907 & 1936-1939
  • Physical Description
      4 pieces; 1186/5/2/4 consists of 4 sheets.

Scope and Content

4 letters from Jim [Wallace, cousin and close friend of J.W. Wallace]. Contents covered include: an illness suffered and problems faced by Minnie in 1907; his great love for his cousin, whom he urges Minnie to love and serve as best she can; his cousin's spirituality; his old age in the 1930s, and his reliance on Minnie; reminiscences about happy days in the past spent with Minnie and Wallace; Minnie's shop [which she seems to have set up after Wallace's death]; Caroline Eccles' memoir of Wallace.

1186/5/2/1, 2 and 4 are in pencil.