File F1291 - Letters from Emily Coungeau to Edith Mary England

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F1291

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Letters from Emily Coungeau to Edith Mary England

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  • 1927-1928. (Creation)

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2 l. ; 26 cm.

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(1860-1936)

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(1899-1981)

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Edith Mary England was born on 1 July 1899 in Townsville, Queensland. At six years old the family moved to a farm near Boonah. In 1922 she married Schomberg Montagu Bertie. Bertie died in 1937. In 1942 she married Harry August Anders. England wrote novels, short stories, poetry and verse. She won several poetry and verse awards. England worked in a variety of jobs, including the social editor of The Queensland Times, and as a music teacher.

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Two handwritten letters with the address of Bribie Island, Moreton Bay, dated 1 Dec 1927 and 4 Feb 1928 to Edith Mary England, literary and personal. Letter of 1927 contains some biographical details.

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  • English

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Revised

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Revised, Linda Justo, 19-Jun-2021. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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