Letter from Sidney Legendre to his wife, Gertrude Legendre, discussing his options of where and when to leave his Navy post and the post-war changes being made to the island. Enclosed is a letter from Robert F. Knoth to Sidney Legendre regarding the possibilities and profit of the timbering of Medway Plantation.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, describing a day dream she had of them being together while on the train from the Watch Hill cottage to New York City. Gertrude continues in her letter to describe a weekend she spent at the Watch Hill cottage with the children, her social activities, relaying news of their friends, and informing him of her schedule for the rest of the day.
Letter from Jane Sanford Pansa to her sister, Gertrude Legendre, delivering news of their family and friends and of her social activities. Jane continues in her letter to tell Gertrude of the British officers coming through the area stopping to play polo with her husband, Mario.
Letter from Lt. Henry B. Keep to Charles J. Biddle describing the way he obtained the injury that he references in the first sentence of his letter, which states “If you can’t read this letter I am not surprised since my index finger has a bullet hole in it and hence is incapacitated.”
Letter from Sidney Legendre to his wife, Gertrude Legendre, regarding the atmosphere of the island now that the Pacific war was drawing to a close, the issues on the island with workers unionizing, and his new assignment in the Navy to present men with medals. Enclosed is a second letter from Sidney Legendre to Gertrude Legendre, regarding the business affairs of the dress shop and describing a house where he had attended dinner.