Document ReferenceLa Ch 87
TitleCopy letter from Jessie Wood [née Jessie Chambers] to an unknown recipient; 4 Jan. 1920
Date4 January 1920
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionApologises for keeping the book 'The Undying Fire' for so long. Confirms she and Jack [her husband] enjoyed it, as did David [her brother J.D. Chambers] and their father. Discusses their Christmas activities, including her husband Jack requiring and operation to remove his tubercular glands. States that they are claiming compensation from the Army due to so many servicemen suffering similar recurrent illness. News that her brother David received 2nd Class Hons in History and has a job as a Junior Form Master at Ashby-de-la-Zouch Grammar School. Signed 'Yours J.'

Recipient is unknown. References to family/associates called 'Arthur' who is suffering from a recurrent illness, and 'K.' who is studying for her exams.

Includes wrapper [not original envelope] endorsed 'Letter from Jessie Chambers 1920'.
Termmedical conditions, tuberculosis
wars, First World War 1914-1918
occupations and professions, schoolteacher
ReprodnNoteThe University of Nottingham & Mrs A. Howard.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA174Chambers; Jonathan David (1898-1970); Professor; Professor of Economic and Social History at the University of Nottingham1898-1970
NA367Chambers; Jessie (1887-1944); childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence; known as 'Muriel'; married John R. Wood 19151887-1944
NA74745Wood; John R. (fl 1915-1968); known as 'Jack'; married Jessie Chambers 1915; Nottinghamshire schoolmasterfl 1915-1968
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