13th April 1915
My dear One
I got your postcard this morning, at the end of which you mention Aunt Fanny's invitation. Apart from the fact that she must be in mourning for her son and therefore not receiving visitors, I have also, after serious thought, come to the conclusion that as we have said goodbye we had better not meet again. I feel sure my nerve would give way. I could not face it again. Sammy and I had a talk about it - and she said that although it would be lovely in many ways, that she thinks the sorrow of parting all over again would break me down. I feel it myself too. So, dearest, I will go to Badsey on Saturday.
All my heart's love, Best Beloved
Ever your own
PS - I will send you the little prayer book soon.