Letter From George Nelson 1951


9th November ’51

My dear Henry,

So pleased to get your appreciative letter: it has done me good.

I too thought Douglas did a good job: he covered the ground well.

What was said & done to honour the memory of the good old Dad was no more than his record entitled him to. If a long life of heavy responsibility nobly borne, constitutes a title to the honour & regard of one’s countrymen, then he has it.

With love from Eliz and me to you both



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9 November 1951

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Handwritten letter

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Letter from George Nelson to his brother Henry (William Henry)

“Douglas” is George Douglas who spoke at the unveiling of the memorial to William Nelson in 1951

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