Daisy Dobson, en route to the USA, to friends in England

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter. Addressed to 'My dears' with instructions that the letter be passed to Daisy Dobson's sister, Misses Camburn and Latford (London), Mrs P Prince (Hertfordshire), Mrs EW White (Bedfordshire), then to be saved. Written on board the ship Loch Katrine bound for Virginia, United States of America. Dated 8 Oct 1941 - 26 Oct 1941. Describes conditions on board the cargo ship; fellow passengers who include Sir John Orr, an Oxford don and a Polish woman attending a Labour Conference in New York; a service given by Agnes Maud Royden.