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Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company Letter Card. Printed by Waterlow & Sons Limited. London. England.
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Extent of Description:
10x15cm when folded closed.
15x48cm when ully opened
Scope & Content:
Letter to Mrs Port from Jack Craig, written on a letter card from the T.S.S "Mongollia" (Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company) October 1937. The card was posted in Freemantle Western Australia 25 Oct 1937 using a 2 pence Australian Postage stamp and addressed to: Mrs Port sen, Box 6, Waikanae, Wellington, New Zealand. Writing and address on front. Reverse side has five pictures: 1. P&O Turbine—Steamer "Mongolia" 17,000 Tons (Tourist Class Service); 2. Forward Dining Saloon; 3. The Lounge; 4 Card Room; 5. The Smoking Room.

Letter reads:

c/o 65 The Village
Old Charlton London SE7
Dear Mrs Port
I got your letter & parcel allright in Auck. I will reply with a ship's card today. I hope to see Geoxxx & Lottie allright & will give your present to them & thank you for xxx lot of us. I had a good time with the Russians at the Foxton & the Richardsons will keep in touch with them till some workers will be about there. The whole time in NZ was very encouraging & I was glad to have had the little time in Hastings also to see Hewitt [?] looking so well again. I also saw John Vaxxxxx at Frankton. On the way we have been able to see quite a few at the different ports also. So far the sea has treated us very well tho Teenie has been off & on a little sick but not bad. Today we are in the Aus Bight where it is usually a bit rough & today is a little that way but tomorrow we will be out of it & on Monday we hope to see friends at Freemantle. I am glad to be returning in health to Europe again & hope in the good hand of our God guiding us again. Now I will close with love to all of you there. Find love in Jesus.
Jack Craig.
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Letter to Mrs Port from Jack CraigLetter to Mrs Port from Jack Craig
Letter to Mrs Port from Jack CraigLetter to Mrs Port from Jack Craig
Reverse side of Ships Letter CardReverse side of Ships Letter Card
Reverse side of ships Letter CardReverse side of ships Letter Card