Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, regarding her job in the Office of Strategic Services (O.S.S.) taking her to England and all the preparations she was making for the plantation and their children.
Letter from Sidney Legendre to his wife, Gertrude Legendre, describing a quarantine as a result of an outbreak of Dengue fever, an incident where a plane flew into a bus of people, and an afternoon he spent playing tennis with a friend. Sidney continues in his letter to discuss what soldiers will do after the war. [Copy]
Letter from Sidney Legendre to his wife, Gertrude Legendre, regarding the consequences for those naval officers who have attempted to have their dependents join them in Hawaii, dissuading her of her ideal of him as a surfing, hula dancing, guitar playing man of the islands, and describing how he and Morris spend the majority of their days. Sidney continues in his letter to describe how their office is emptying of officers and illustrate how purple hearts are distributed. This letter is a copy; the original was sent to Watch Hill, Rhode Island.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, regarding how much she dislikes Washington, news of friends and family, and telling a story of Miss Evans fetching a ham from a friends house with the use of a baby carriage.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, regarding her last days at her Washington job, her time at Watch Hill, and what she expects from life in London, England. Gertrude goes on to describe time she’s spending with their children at the beach before her departure from the United States.
Letter from Sidney Legendre to his wife, Gertrude Legendre, describing the monopoly on building houses in Hawaii, advising her to stick with her plans to go to England, and advising her to sell Medway Plantation if she had the opportunity. Sidney continues in his letter to detail a directive that was sent to all navy personnel regarding leave.