In Kingston's letter to Harriet Heath, he writes a thank you. He thanks her, Mrs.Smith and Mrs.Pomeroy for what they made for him and that the organization furnished clothing for him. Kingston then goes on to describe life in the small village in the Vosges where he is serving. He mentions that the French use very little fuel for heating and cooking, the large amount of mud in the town streets, and the large, sturdy bed in which he sleeps. Kingston also describes the general farm architecture, the large hospital nearby, and the local movie theater, which has been playing Charlie Chaplin films. Kingston comments on how much he enjoyed the films as it provided a contrast to the suffering still felt as a result of the war. This letter was sent from Paris, France.
Kingston, Ceylon S., "Letter from Ceylon Kingston to Harriet Heath, dated January 23, 1919" (1919). Ceylon S. Kingston Papers. 22.
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