Malleson, Constance [aka O'Niel, Colette], Letter, 15 September 1942

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Description: 
to Bertrand Russell

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Case Study: 
“Life or Death of the World”: Letters from England and Scandinavia, 1939-1945
Creator: 
Malleson, Constance [aka O'Niel, Colette]
Source: 
letter
Date: 
15 September 1942
Place: Sundborn, Sweden
Collection/Fonds: 
Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
Rights: 
Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format.

Identifier: 
00001241-2
Language: 
eng
Type: 
image
Format: 
jpg
Transcript: 

[partial transcription]
I’d a long letter from Vasti at Vehmersalmi (my best friend in those parts) saying her life with her husband had become unendurable hell (he seems to have become pro-Nazi) … Tho’ they aren’t dropping dead from starvation like the Greeks, things are pretty bad -- one egg per person per month; the fish ration (1 lb. per person per month) is seldom obtainable....
It’s only tea and coffee one dreams of! I’m really more comfortable than I’ve been since I left England: I’ve three blankets and a wonderful warm dressing gown plus a man’s short winter coat....
Colette