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of 2 letters per week, wich we had to drop open into the Pillowbox, as they had to be censored first. Anything written, stating of our ill treatment, or us asking for money, never wher passed, but went into the wastepaper basket. We wher compelled to put a postage stamp on each letter. This is also against the Hague convention, as all post to and from a prisoner of war should be free of all postage due. If a letter arrived without the necessary postage stamps, the prisoner had to pay doppelt taxces, or else the letter never would be delivered. Also with our luggage, or parcels we received. We had to pay the freight on same. Many article we had to pay for got taken out of the boxes, some of the clothes wher missing as everything had to be searched previous to the delivery. This wher allways done in the absence of the Prisoner, it wher adressed to Tremeniber on one occasion, a Prisoner, a young German, missing several Jewellery. While being out in the Bushe for firewood, he noticed his Ring on

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