Historical information

Allan writes that he and Alette are unofficially engaged. He is returning to London in two weeks time. He asks his mother to send a food parcel to London and to include butter, eggs and tinned meat. He also asks her to send a parcel of currants and sultanas to the woman Alette lives with as she has been very kind..


Quinn Collection

Physical description

A self-folding letter written in black ink (0882.a) headed Oslo and dated 27/08/51. It is addressed to Mrs K Hayes, 14 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia. The return address is Allan Quinn, C/- Australia House, The Strand, London Oslo.