Essential Reading

'I have been a family historian for more than 40 years, and a professional historian for over 30, but as I read it, I was constantly encountering new ways of looking at my family history....Essential reading I would say!' Alan Crosby, WDYTYA Magazine

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

When analysing your ancestors' letters...

.... consider the balance they have achieved between

SENTIMENT:  'I must reveal to you my feelings and my hopes'


RESTRAINT : 'You must forgive me for presuming to write to you'