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Series 1: Correspondence: Percy Thomas Caiger to Annie Wells, who became his wife in late 1916 or early 1917, 91 letters:
October 31, 1907 HLS 1 p .
September 2, 1908 HLS 1 p.
January 2, 1912 HLS 2 pp.
February 15, 1912 HLS 3 pp.
February 26, 1916 HLS 3 pp.
March 1, 1916 HLS 2 pp.
March 2, 1916 HLS 2 pp.
March 6, 1916 HLS 2 pp.
March 7, 1916 HLS 3 pp.
March 18, 1916 HLS 3 pp.
May 3, 1916 HLS 4 pp.
October 2, 1916 HLS 4 pp.
October 3, 1916 HLS
October 7, 1916 HLS 3 pp.
November 4, 1916 HLS 7S
November 11, 1916 HLS 5 pp.
November 22, 1916 HLS 6 pp.
July 4, 1916 HLS 4 pp.
July 29, 1916 HLS 5 pp.
August 22, 1916 HLS 2 pp.
October 4, 1916 HLS 2 pp.
October 6, 1916 1 HL5 4 pp.
October 8, 1916 1 HL5 4 pp.
October 18, 1916 HLS 8S
November 28, 1916 HLS 2 pp.
November 29, 1916 HLS 3 pp.
December 8, 1916 HLS 4 pp.
July 8, 1917 HLS 4 pp.
July 10, 1917 HLS 5 pp.
July 31, 1917 HLS 5 pp.
August 12, 1917 HLS 7S
August 16, 1917 HLS 6 pp.
February 5, 1918 HLS 4 pp.
April 23, 1918 HLS 4 pp.
April 28, 1918 HLS 3 pp.
April 30, 1918 HLS 3 pp.
May 5, 1918 HLS 5 pp.
May 13, 1918 HLS 5 pp.; " ... We have fitted our little hut for two up very nicely here with two beds, a table, shelves, and canvas on the walls. It is very comfortable indeed. By the way darling the rats also had a go at your wool scarf & bit several pieces of wool out of it. They are a horrible nuisance at times..."
May 16, 1918 HLS 3 pp.
May 23, 1918 HLS 4 pp. [extra p. 3]
May 24, 1918 HLS 4 pp.
June 14, 1918 HLS 6 pp.
June 30, 1918 HLS 12 pp.; "...The war news is splendid just at present. We are ever so pleased that the Germans are experiencing some retreating. I hope he enjoys it as much as we did...."
July 4 [1918] HLS 4 pp.
July 9 [1918] HLS 7 pp.
July 15, 1918 HLS 4 pp.
July 17, 1918 HLS 4 pp.
July 19, 1918 HLS 5 pp.; "...I see from the Daily Mail of yesterday (Thursday) that increased allowances to soldiers' wives & children are to be announced next week. Also that N.C.O.'s when captured by the Germans are to be exchanged at once instead of being interned. The soldiers & civilians interned in Holland are to come home & their places taken by those who have been in captivity in Germany for over 18 months..."
July 21, 1918 HLS 3 pp.
July 22/23, 1918 HLS 9 pp.
July 24, 1918 HLS 4 pp.
July 26, 1918 HLS 5 pp.
July 28, 1918 HLS 12 pp.
August 2 [1918] HLS 5 pp.
August 3, 1918 HLS 6 pp.
August 5, 1918 1 HL5 7 pp.
August 7, 1918 HLS 7 pp.
August 9, 1918 HLS 7 pp.
August 11, 1918 HLS 8 pp.
August 13, 1918 HLS 6 pp.
August 15, 1918 HLS 6 pp.
August 21, 1918 HLS 5 pp.; encl. August 24, 1918 1 HLS Mrs. Caiger from Mrs. Smart 1 p.
August 28, 1918 HLS 4 pp.
Sept. 1, 1918 HLS 6 pp.
Sept. 4, 1918 1 HL5 5 pp.
Sept. 5 [1918] 1 HL5 4 pp.
Sept. 8, 1918 HLS 5 pp.; "...The war news is still splendid isn't it darling? Quite a change to find the Germans wanting peace. If only Turkey packs up, Austria may follow suit, & then we shall be alright."
September 8, 1918 HLS 5 pp.
September 12, 1918 HLS 4 pp.
September 14, 1918 HLS 6 pp.
September 16, 1918 HLS 5 pp.
September 17, 1918 HLS 5 pp.
August 18, 1918 HLS from T .2 pp.
September 19, 1918 HLS 5 pp.
September 23, 1918 1 HL5 6 pp.
September 24, 1918 HLS 7 pp.; "What do you think of the Palestine news? Isn't it splendid?
It all helps to finish the war of course, and then we are winning as well in Serbia, to say nothing of the jolly old Western Front. Altogether we are doing champion, & if the war doesn't finish soon, it won't be the Allies' fault."
September 27, 1918 HLS 6 pp.
September 30, 1918 HLS 5 pp.
October 3, 1918 HLS 6 pp.
October 5, 1918 HLS 5 pp.
October 10, 1918 HLS 4 pp.
Oct. 11, 1918 HLS 6 pp.
[October 15, 1918] HLS 4 pp.
Oct. 17, 1918 HLS 5 pp.
October 19, 1918 HLS 6 pp.; "...Under my bed is a trap door that the Hun used to use when the English planes were bombing. It leads to a very nice little dugout at the side of the billet, & must have been ever so convenient. He has also left a fair amount of precious coal, which comes in ever so useful..."
October 29, 1918 HLS 2 pp.
November 2, 1918 HLS 4 pp.
November 3, 1918 HLS 3 pp.
December 8, 1918 HLS 5 pp.
December 9, 1918 1 HL8 3 pp.
December 12, 1918 1 HL8 1 p.

Series 2: Correspondence: to Mr. & Mrs. P.T. Caiger from their son Eric Caiger, Royal Suffolk Regiment. 106 letters.
Sept. [10], 1939 HLS 2 pp.
Oct. 13, 1939 HLS 4 pp.
Oct. 16, 1939 HLS 2 pp.
Oct. 31, 1939 HLS 3 pp.
Nov. 6, 1939 HLS 3 pp.
Nov. 9, 1939 HLS 3 pp.
Nov. [11], 1939 HLS 2 pp.
Nov. 16, 1939 HLS 2 pp.
Nov. 18, 1939 HLS 2 pp.
Nov. 21, 1939 HLS 3 pp.
Nov. 27, 1939 HLS 3 pp.
Nov. 28, 1939 HLS 4 pp.
Nov. 30, 1939 HLS 4 pp.
Dec. 5, 1939 HLS 3 pp.
Dec. 7, 1939 1 Letter, Card
Dec. 9, 1939 HLS 3 pp.
Dec. 12, 1939 HLS 3 pp.
Dec. 22, 1939 HLS 3 pp.
Dec. 27, 1939 HLS 3 pp.
Jan. 27, 1940 HLS 2 pp. from Docteur L. Desmet to Mrs. and Mrs. Caiger
Jan. 17, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
Jan. 30, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
Feb. 4, 1940 HLS 2 pp.
Feb. 7, 1940 HLS 3 pp., also HLS from his mother
Feb. 9, 1940 HLS 2 pp.
Feb. 12, 1940 HLS 5 pp.
Feb. 25, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
Feb. 28, 1940 HLS 4 pp.
March 6, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
March 11, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
March 14, 1940 HLS 2 pp.
March 18, 1940 HLS 2 pp.
March 27, 1940 HLS 4 pp.
March 27, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
April 1, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
April 4, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
April 8, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
April 11, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
April 16, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
April 19, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
April 22, 1940 HLS 2 pp.
April 25, 1940 HLS 4 pp.
April 29, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
May 2, 1940 HLS 4 pp.
May 6, 1940 HLS 2 pp.
May 9, 1940 HLS 4 pp.
May 12, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
May 16, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
May 20, 1940 HLS 4 pp.
May 26, 1940 HLS 5 pp.
May 30, 1940 HLS 4 pp.
June 5, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
June 11, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
June 14, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
June 18, 1940 HLS 5 pp.
June 19, 1940 HLS 5 pp.
June 25, 1940 HLS 4 pp.
June 27, 1940 HLS 1 p.
June 28, 1940 HLS 2 pp.
July 1, 1940 HLS 5 pp.
July 3, 1940 HLS 2 pp.
July 8, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
July 17, 1940 HLS 4 pp.
July 14, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
July 23, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
July 29, 1940 HLS 2 pp.
August 1, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
August 12, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
August 14, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
August 16, 1940 HLS 2 pp.
August 24, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
August 27, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
September 2, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
September 4, 1940 HLS 4 pp.
September 9, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
September 13, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
September 15, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
September 17, 1940 HLS 3 pp.
September 19, 1940 HLS 5 pp.
September 19, 1940 HLS 2 pp.
September 21, 1940 HLS 4 pp.
October 8, 1940 HLS 4 pp.
October 29, 1940 HLS, from C.J. Soar, chaplain to Mrs. Caiger 1 p.
November 6, 1940 HLS, from C.J. Soar, chaplain to Mr. Caiger 2 pp.
Jan. 16, 1941 HLS 2 pp.
Jan. 29, 1941 HLS 5 pp.
Feb. 3, 1941 HLS 6 pp.
Feb. 7, 1941 HLS 3 pp.
Feb. 9, 1941 HLS 5 pp.
March 21, 1941 HLS 4 pp.
March 24, 1941 HLS 3 pp.
April 3, 1941 HLS 2 pp.
April 9, 1941 HLS 3 pp.
April 19, 1941 HLS 4 pp.
April 25, 1941 HLS 3 pp.
March 21, 1943 HLS 3 pp.
March 31, 1941 HLS 4 pp.
March 23, 1943 HLS 3 pp.
July 23, 1944 HLS to Eric Caiger from A. Smith 5 pp.
August 26, 1944 HLS to Caiger from A. Smith 1 p.
September 11, 1944 HLS to Caiger from Miss Fell 6 pp.
September 14, 1944 HLS to Caiger from Miss Fell 6 pp.
September 14, 1944 HLS to Caiger from Marjorie 2 pp.
December 3, 1944 HLS to Caiger from Marjorie 3 pp.
October 11, [194-] HLS to Caiger from his parents 3 pp.
October 26, 1947 HLS to Mr & Mrs Caiger from Hilda 3 pp.
Envelope, pmk. 20 May 1941

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