Johnson (C.C., R.N.), autographed letter signed

4 sides 8vo., H.M.S. Alert, Bermuda, 30th November 1903
4 sides 8vo., H.M.S. Alert, Bermuda, 30th November 1903

Johnson (C.C., R.N.), autographed letter signed

260.00

JOHNSON (C.C., R.N.)

ALS to his sister Daisy.

4 sides 8vo., H.M.S. Alert, Bermuda, 30th November 1903

Letter from Johnson wishing “you all a Merry Xmas ... we had rather a nasty trip up, bad winds all the way” (from Nassau) ... “we shall remain here to refit ... some of our steel deck plating is corroded ... as thin as paper & full of holes, while there are several sore places on our bottom”, it should take about 3 months from the middle of December, so he will be there for Christmas, he finds the islands “dull” though “awfully pretty”, over “the eternal servant question” he heard that “you had a new  maid ... Mind you have a pretty one when I come to stay with you!”, with a....

P.S. “we are ordered to Venezuela on 7th December ... We shall probably go up the Orinoco”

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