Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC912 F3
TitleLetters written by Rex Wyatt to Don Wyatt
Extent1 folder
Date1945-1946
Description2 December 1944 to 24 June 1945 and 14 to 17 May 1946, letters written by Rex Wyatt in Lagos to Don Wyatt in England.
There are 53 letters in the main sequence, most consisting of several daily installments, written while Don was returning to and living in wartime and postwar Britain, before Rex returned to join her. They give a detailed account of Rex Wyatt's daily activities as assistant manager of the CMS Bookshop, Lagos and a member of the missionary community in Lagos, Nigeria. An up-country tour is described, and there are comments on other missionaries. There is one further letter, written in the period between Rex going out to Lagos and again and Don rejoining him there.
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