TITANIC LETTER

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WW1 LETTER FROM THE FRONT - BY DANIEL BUCKLEY   WW1 LETTER FROM THE FRONT - BY DANIEL BUCKLEY

A letter to his mother from US infantryman Daniel Buckley, originally from Co. Cork, Ireland. Buckley was killed a month before the end of the war. He served with Company K of the 165th US Infantry, and wrote copious missive, some of ...
Torquay Directory LETTER FROM HIS MAJESTY THE KING
15th May 1912
The Late Mr. Forbes Julian.-Mrs. Forbes Julian, of Redholme, has been honoured by receiving, through Viscount Knollys, a letter expressing the sympathy of his Majesty the King with her in the loss of her husband in the Titanic disaster. The letter r...
BOXHALL LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRADE   BOXHALL LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRADE
11th July 1912
A letter from Titanic Fourth Officer Joseph Boxhall to the President of the Board of Trade, Sydney Buxton, written in July 1912 while Boxhall was serving aboard the Adriatic. Boxhall complained about the fees paid to...
STRAUS LETTER   STRAUS LETTER

A letter dated 23 April 1912, authorising Maurice Rothschild, a nephew of Isidor Straus, to claim any recovered remains and effects of his lost uncle and aunt....
  LETTER TO HIS MOTHER
1912
Mrs. Thomas Mudd, The Street, Hunting Field, Halesworth, Suffolk. Dear Mother, Arrived at Southampton safe - The Titanic is a splendid boat and you hardly know you are moving. Will write more fully later Your loving Son Tom. PS ...
Torquay Directory LETTER FROM HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN
8th May 1912
The Late Mr. Forbes Julian.-Mrs. Forbes Julian has been honoured by receiving a gracious letter of sympathy from her Majesty the Queen from Buckingham Palace. It reads: “Her Majesty feels very much for you in the irreparable loss which you have su...
St James Parish Magazine VICAR'S LETTER
May 1912
The awful tragedy of the Titanic is so much in the minds of us all that I cannot help referring to it in my letter, if only to say how widespread and sincere is the sympathy felt for Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Mountain. Their nephew was Sixth officer of the i...
SILVA TRIBUTE   SILVA TRIBUTE
3rd June 1915
Dear Mrs Silva:I have duly received your letter of May 13th. It is impossible for me to express in words how sorry I feel because of the untimely death of Tom. I learned to love him. He was a manly fellow, of noble character, and every inch...
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  LETTER FROM FRASER'S DAUGHTER
1991
''I was only two years old at the time and my brother six weeks old, my mother died at the age of forty-nine. When war was declared my brother James choose to serve in the Navy. After a short training at HMS Collingwood, I think I am correct in sa...
Southampton Times and Hampshire Express LETTER FROM MR. H. P. HODGES
20th April 1912
Mr. Hector Young, hon. secretary of the Newtown Ward Conservative Association, received a letter from Mr. H. P. Hodges, the well-known Southampton tradesman, dated April 10th who was a passenger on the ill-fated Titanic, returning thanks for an expre...
ROGER BRICOUX ON THE CARPATHIA   ROGER BRICOUX ON THE CARPATHIA
17th March 1912
Letter sent by cellist on 17 March 1912...
  JONES ADMIRATION FOR COUNTESS OF ROTHES

Jones apparently admired the Countess of Rothes very much indeed. In fact he later presented her with the brass number plate of the boat and in later years they maintained a correspondence. The countess's cousin Miss Gladys Cherry was also in ...
  LETTER ABOUT TITANIC VICTIM LEOPOLD WEISZ
17th April 1912
2754 Esplanade Dr. Montreal 17.4.12 Dearest I suppose by the time this letter reached you, you will have read full particulars of the foundering of the "Titanic".  ...
St. Ives Times & Express MR. CARBINES INTERRED
10th May 1912
Through the courtesy of Mr. Carbines — brother of the late Mr. William Carbines, a passenger on the "Titanic" and who has only just arrived in St. Ives from America — we are able to give some information from a letter which Mr. William Cogar, lo...
LETTER FROM TITANIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER WILLIAM KELLY TO HIS MOTHER   LETTER FROM TITANIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER WILLIAM KELLY TO HIS MOTHER
10th December 1912
Kelly tells his mother what he thinks of Southampton and some of the Titanic's passengers....
LETTER FROM TITANIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER WILLIAM KELLY TO JIM DEMPSEY   LETTER FROM TITANIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER WILLIAM KELLY TO JIM DEMPSEY
10th March 1912
A fascinating letter written just one month before Titanic sailed....
Washington Times TAFT DENIES BUTT WENT ON MISSION TO THANK PONTIFF
22nd April 1912
President Sends Letter to Tennessean Explaining Trip of Military Aide --- President Taft today denied Major Archibald Butt was returning from a mission to Rome when he went to his death on the luckless Tiatnic. ...
Southern Evening Echo UNTITLED
9th December 1952
GOING through the contents of a war damaged safe after returning from his recent Australian tour Mr. Hector Young, O.B.E., former Southampton Mayor, came across a tattered postcard and a letter which brought back memories of the ill-fated White Star ...
Chicago Daily Tribune OAK PARK TITANIC SURVIVOR
21st April 1912
(Photo: Mrs F. R. Kenyon) A letter written on board the Carpathia was received yesterday by Mrs. George P. Baldwin, 309 Linden avenue, Oak Park, announcing the death of F. R. Kenyon and the safety of Mrs. Kenyon, sister of Mrs. Baldwin...
Post-Standard (Syracuse, New York) COLLETT FELT A PREMONITION OF HIS DANGER
22nd April 1912
Young Clergyman Sent Parents Letter Before Sailing on Titanic. INCLOSED [sic] ONE TO HIMSELF Directed Opening of Envelope if Anything Happened to Him HE...
  LETTER FROM SARAH GILL TO THE PROVINCIAL SECRETARY, HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA

Stamp: RECEIVED Mrs. J. Gill AUG 3 1912 3 Griffin Road Provincial Secretary's Clevedon Office Somerset E...
  LETTER FROM JACK BUTTERWORTH
1912
Prior to leaving on the Titanic, Jack had been courting his fiancee (a Miss May Hinton of Woolston, Southampton) and they had agreed to become engaged. Jack wrote the following letter (actual letter see next column) which was posted at Queenstown: (n...
New York Times ARCHIBALD GRACIE
16th April 1912
Prominent in Washington---His Wife's Whereabouts Not Known --- WASHINGTON , April 15---Archibald Gracie, one of the Titanic's passengers, is well known in Washington and New York society. His wife has recently attracted attention by le...
  1928 LETTER FROM F. D. ROOSEVELT TO F. K. SEWARD

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IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 1)   IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 1)
16th February 1926
IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 3)   IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 3)
2nd March 1926
IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 2)   IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 2)
8th March 1926
IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 4)   IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 4)
12th April 1926
LETTER FROM WILLIAM DICKSON MACKIE TO HIS SISTER (1/2)   LETTER FROM WILLIAM DICKSON MACKIE TO HIS SISTER (1/2)
1912
LETTER FROM WILLIAM DICKSON MACKIE TO HIS SISTER (2/2)   LETTER FROM WILLIAM DICKSON MACKIE TO HIS SISTER (2/2)
1912
Western Morning News TITANIC DISASTER, WESTCOUNTRY PASSENGERS AND CREW
17th April 1912
From Queenstown, Mr James Hocking, of Fore Street, Devonport, who was one of the Titanic’s second class passengers, wrote to his wife, and in the course of his letter spoke of the splendid accommodation in the great vessel, and mentioned that except...
Chicago Tribune OAK PARK WOMAN TITANIC SURVIVOR
21st April 1912
LETTER SENT BY TITANIC SURVIVOR WHILE ABOARD THE CARPATHIA SENT TO SISTER IN OAK PARK A letter written on board the Carpathi...
AMALGAMATED MUSICIANS' UNION ON ROGER BRICOUX   AMALGAMATED MUSICIANS' UNION ON ROGER BRICOUX
25th June 1912
Letter sent by the Amalgamated Musicians' Union to Bricoux' father...
The Logan Republican, Logan, Utah MOTHER OF VICTIM WILL GET EFFECTS
16th May 1912
Salt Lake City, May 13---Mrs. Lee Hayter Chamberlain, 408 Fourth East street, mother of A. Hayter, one of the victims of the Titanic disaster, thi smorning [sic] received a letter from the White Star Line company announcing...
  CONFUSION OVER A NAME: YROIS OR YVOIS

John Lamoreau
Almost since the Titanic sank there has been confusion over the name of a second class passenger. What we know for positive was that her first name was Henriette. She was traveling with film maker William Harbeck. They both lost t...
  LETTER SENT BY JOHN HARPER FROM THE TITANIC
11th April 1912
A letter written on board on company notepaper exists it reads: My Dear Brother Young, I am penning you this line just before we get in to Queenstown to assure you that I have not forgotten you and especially all your kindness while w...
  TRANSCRIPT OF LETTER BY WILLIAM DICKSON MACKIE
1912
Gateside Margery Park Rd Forest Gate E 15/03/12 My Dear Sister Just a line to let you know that I am still in the land of the living. You will see by the above address that I am at home. ...
ANNA PERREAULT : RED CROSS LETTER   ANNA PERREAULT : RED CROSS LETTER
21st June 1912
Letter from the American Relief Committee to Titanic survivor Annie Perreault...
BOHEMIA 1908 (BACK)   BOHEMIA 1908 (BACK)

Marienbad, August 1908. Letters cross in the mail. Just as Henry's mildly reproachful card arrives in the US, Herman's apparently delayed letter arrives in Marienbad. Henry sends a second card. "August 15, 1908. Mariendbad, Bohemia. Wr received your letter and was very glad to receive same. Hope you went to Atlantic City. Love to you and brother and Elsa. Love, Uncle Henry." Elsa was the young daughter of Henry's brother, Louis Sonneborn. Louis, his wife, daughter and son were living at the Battery Ave, address when the 1910 census was taken. Residing with Wilelmina Sonneborn were Herman Praetorius and his parents, Louis Sonneborn and his family, Henry Sonneborn, Lee Schwabacher and Hay Becker, Wilhemina's unmarried brother....
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LETTER BY FR BYLES TO MISS FIELD   LETTER BY FR BYLES TO MISS FIELD
10th April 1912
Dear Miss Field, On board ship one has little to do to fill up time so I start to write a letter to yo...
Evening Bulletin TITANIC SURVIVOR WRITES OF HORROR TO FRIEND HERE
20th April 1912
“Like Scene on Stage," Says Dr. Alice Leeder in Letter to Mrs. Sarah Babcock --- One of the most interesting accounts of the Titanic disaster which has come to light is in a letter written on board the Carpathia by Dr. Alice Leeder, Ne...
LETTER FROM WILLIAM MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER  - RICHMOND COUNTY CLUB   LETTER FROM WILLIAM MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER - RICHMOND COUNTY CLUB
22nd April 1912
New York Monday 22/4/12 c/o Mr. Hale Richmond County Club Dongan Hills Staten Island N.Y. Dear Mother, Just a line to let you know I am getting along much better. ...
LETTER FROM WILLIAM J. MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER - QUEENSTOWN   LETTER FROM WILLIAM J. MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER - QUEENSTOWN
11th April 1912
Letter written on RMS Titanic notepaper from second class passenger William J. Mellors to his mother...
Washington Times W. B. SILVEY'S DAUGHTER TRIES TO ENCOURAGE HER GRIEVING GRANDMOTHER
17th April 1912
"Daddy may be safe aboard some ship." This little ray of hope, coming in a letter from Miss Melville Silvey, the seventeen-year-old daughter of William B. Silvey, who is believed lost in the Titanic disaster, was extended today to Mrs. William Beard...
SEVENTY-FIVE REGISTERED LETTERS WERE SENT (FROM NORWAY) WITH THE TITANIC IN 1912   SEVENTY-FIVE REGISTERED LETTERS WERE SENT (FROM NORWAY) WITH THE TITANIC IN 1912
26th August 1998
Arne Mjaland
Top row 5th from left: Jorgen Birkesfol who sent a registered letter with Titanic...
Salt Lake Tribune FEAR PROVO WOMAN DISASTER VICTIM
20th April 1912
Page 3 Special to The Tribune PROVO, April 1900 Up to 4 o'clock this afternoon no word had been received in this city of the fate of Mrs. Irene C. Corbett who is supposed to have been a passenger on the Titanic when it...
LETTER FROM WILLIAM J. MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER - SOUTHAMPTON   LETTER FROM WILLIAM J. MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER - SOUTHAMPTON
10th April 1912
Letter written on RMS Titanic notepaper from second class passenger William J. Mellors to his mother...
The Evening Telegram HAD LETTER LAST FRIDAY
16th April 1912
BROTHER STEWARD ON TITANIC : Charles Lydiatt Had Been Steward on Every Boat on White Star Line : Brother Waiting for News...
St. Annes on the Sea Express LOCAL PASSENGERS
19th April 1912
There were at least three local residents on board the Titanic' Amongst the passengers was Mr. Arthur Gee, who resided at Morningside, Riley Avenue, St. Annes. Mr. Gee represented Messrs. Whitehead, Summer, Harker, and Company, machinery exporters, o...
New York Evening Journal MAYOR HAS TRIBUTE FOR ISIDOR STRAUS
21st April 1912
HEROISM OF NOTED AMERICAN AND HIS WIFE PRAISED IN LETTER TO OSCAR STRAUS Praise for the heroism of Isidor Straus and Mrs. Straus was expressed yesterday by Mayor Gaynor in a letter to Oscar Straus of No. 5 West Seventy-sixth Street. ...
CHRISTOPHER MILLS LETTER   CHRISTOPHER MILLS LETTER
20th April 1912
A letter from a relation of Chris Mills. Written in the days following the sinking it mentions the uncertainty of knowing whether or not he had survived......
New York Times MARY GARDEN'S SIDE IN SUIT
22nd May 1919
Bill for Gowns "Outrageous," Her Lawyer Wrote Lucille, Ltd. --- A statement in behalf of Mary Garden was made yesterday by her attorney, Jacob Klein, concerning the suit filed against her in the Supreme Court on Tuesday by Lucille, Ltd...
Denver Times DENVER MEN AND WOMEN AMONG TITANIC PASSENGERS
15th April 1912
Hugh R. Rood's name appears among those taken from the ship and a letter received by Mrs. Crawford Hill a few days ago from Mrs. Rood indicated that she, also, would be a passenger. Mrs. Rood was in London when she wrote Mrs. Hill. She...
Salt Lake Tribune UTAH WOMAN ON TITANIC NOT NAMED AS SURVIVOR
17th April 1912
Page 1 Photograph of Mrs. Irene Colvin Corbett of Provo, who wrote she would take passage on Titanic. She is holding one of her three children, who are with their grandparents in Provo. (Photo of Mrs. Corbett and child...
Guernsey Evening Press MR. J. DUQUEMIN
20th April 1912
The relations of Mr. Joseph Duquemin, reported to be one of the survivors of the Titanic Disaster, have not yet heard from him direct, but yesterday a letter was received from the White Star line's Southampton Office, confirming the telegram sent on ...
Camden Post-Telegram CAMDEN MAN MOURNS BROTHERS ON TITANIC
20th April 1912
Edgar and Fred. Giles Were Bound for This City From England to Make Home With Their Brother William, Who Hourly Expects Word That His Aged Father is Dead --- Bound for this city from England to make their home here with their brother, E...
  1976 LETTER FROM MRS. SNYDER ABOUT HER EXPERIENCE ON TITANIC

Dennis Foley
By letter postmarked 11/22/76, Mrs. Rawley Miller (Mrs. Snyder's daughter) was so wonderful as to send me the following typewritten letter, signed by Mrs. Snyder, with a handwritten note from Mrs. Miller. ...
Dumfries and Galloway Standard and Advertiser MR. WILLIAM MURDOCH
11th May 1912
Mrs. Murdoch the widow of the late Lieutenant Murdoch, First Officer of the ill-fated liner, has received the following letter: Hotel Continental, Washington, April 24th, 1912. Dear Mrs. Murdoch, - I am writing on behalf of the surviving officers to ...
New York Times MORGAN AIDS PREVENTORIUM
19th March 1912
Institution to Combat Tuberculosis Receives $5,000 from Egypt. --- J. Pierpont Morgan was so much interested in the colony of tenement children who are being saved from acquiring tuberculosis by the Tuberculosis Preve...
  LETTER TO MRS. HARRIS
17th August 1912
Typed letter on letterhead from Theatrical Protective Union No. 1 of New York to Mrs. Henry B. Harris, presenting her with resolutions of sympathy and attached signatures of the organization's membership. New York, August 1...
LETTER POSTED BY BERTHE LEROY FROM THE LUSITANIA   LETTER POSTED BY BERTHE LEROY FROM THE LUSITANIA

One of Berthe's 19 transatlantic voyages was on the Lusitania sometime between 1912 and 1915. She wrote to her brother Samuel: "Another couple of days on board this ship. It is not too bad a trip but I cannot help feel...
Guernsey Evening Press MR. JOSEPH DUQUEMIN
2nd May 1912
A letter was received this morning by the father of Mr. Joseph Duquemin, who was a passenger on the Titanic. He states that he has been in hospital and on his recovery proceeded to his destination, Albany, New York, where he has arrived quite well. H...
  GENERAL INFORMATION

Thomas Mudd, a letter from his nephew says that the lad was just sixteen years old and one of a family of thirteen children. In order to give him a chance of a better life he was sent to American to join his brothers George and James who were already...
New York Times MORGAN MAY ACT AS A PEACE ENVOY
9th April 1912
Berlin Thinks That, Unofficially, He Will Try to End the Turkish-Italian Conflict --- TO VISIT CONSTANTINOPLE --- After Seeing Kaiser at Venice---Belief That Turkish Officials Will Listen to Him Respectful...
  LETTER FROM THE DIOCESAN VICAR GENERAL TO WILLIAM BYLES
28th August 1912
Bishop's House My dear Mr. Byles, Last mail brought me the obituary card of your dear Rev. Brother; I have prayed for him, but to tell the truth, I am much more inclined to ask him to pray for me, to get through his inte...
GEORGE HENRY HUNT   GEORGE HENRY HUNT

WENT DOWN WITH TITANIC George H. Hunt, of 1309 Sotuh Ruby Street (Philadelphia), it was discovered yesterday, was one of the victims of the Titanic disaster. He had been visting his parents in England for several months and h...
Atlantic City Daily Press AN ATLANTIC MAN FINDS EVIDENCE FAVORING ISMAY
23rd April 1912
D. W. McMillan’s Sister, Titanic Survivor, Says He and Astor Helped Women ---------- DESCRIBES DEATH OF DOUGHTY CAPTAIN ---------- In a letter to his wife, D. W. McMillan, of Pleasantville, who visited New Yor...
Elizabeth Daily Journal LEARNS SISTER WAS LOST ON FATED TITANIC
20th April 1912
Mrs. Thomas Cuffe Prostrated Over Fate of Miss Julia Barry Mrs. Thomas Cuffe, of 148 Livingston street, is prostrated with grief at her home to-day as a result of the loss of her sister, who perished when the waters of the Atlantic cl...
UNIQUE TITANIC LETTER FROM DAY OF COLLISION TO BE SOLD Titanic News UNIQUE TITANIC LETTER FROM DAY OF COLLISION TO BE SOLD
31st March 2014
A letter written by a Titanic survivor on board the Titanic on the day of the collision is to be auctioned......
  LETTER FROM CAPTAIN SMITH'S WIDOW
6th June 1912
Woodhead Winn Road Southampton Telephone 1400 Dear Frank, I'm sorry to be so long in answering your letter and picture of your family which I am pleased to have. What a lovely outlook from your home. By the "Olympi...