Letter from Alex Campbell in London, England to Theodore Grimke-Drayton in Munich, Germany. Campbell describes having taken leave from his military regiment (in Ireland) and his plans to spend the winter in Paris.
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 Olive Legendre to her sister-in-law, Gertrude Legendre, thanking her for the clothes she sent, delivering news of her family and their friends. Olive relays news of each of her children individually.
Letter from Sidney Legendre to his wife, Gertrude Sanford Legendre, discussing his life in Hawaii, recommending she find an assistant for her job and also that she uses the dictaphone machines for letter writing. Sidney continues in his letter to discuss plans for the children, the family dogs, and news of their friends and family.
Letter from Sidney Legendre to his wife, Gertrude Legendre, describing the “plumeria” flower on the front of the card, discussing their plans for New Years Eve, and the difficulty to obtain wine in Hawaii. Sidney continues in his letter to describe the khaki clothes of their uniform and the transition period their office is going through.
Letter from Sidney Legendre to his brother, Armant Legendre, discussing the inflation issues, the possibility of a visit to Armant’s family in New Orleans, and his discovery of Armant’s daughter, Anne, hiding in their New York apartment.