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Letter 9 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur], WTC [Western Telegraph Company], San Martin 333, Buenos Aires, Argentina to his own darling [Kathleen de Carteret]. Refers to the sinking of the ocean liner Principessa Mafalda off the coast of Brazil on 25 October 1927. Includes original envelope addressed to Miss K de Carteret, South View School, Clevedon, Somerset.
October 26th 1927 - October 31st 1927
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Also includes comments about: Kenneth's work; refers to enlarging a photograph of Green Island at Max Glücksmann, including recollections of the day the photograph was taken; refers to Kenneth's election as auditor at his station with the Western Telegraph Company, and details ; about his seniority at the mess; includes remarks about lack of correspondence from his father [Henry Sydney Le Sueur]; comments about letter 5 from Kathleen, responding to her reaction to a necklace sent to her by him with sketches; comments about a letter and photographs received from Madeline; a discussion about children; details about Buenos Aires with sketches and comments about plazas, the people, music; comments about a trip to the River Plate to have a picnic with his colleagues Bergamaschini, Head, Foster and Sellex; details about moving into a new room; and remarks about purchasing a telescopic lens.
Green Island | Clevedon | Argentina | Brazil | Buenos Aires | New Zealand | Rio de Janeiro | Correspondence | explosions | Letters | Marriage | Music | necklaces | Photographs | picnics | Ships | sinkings | Sketches
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