Letter from Frank Hobbs to his daughter

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Title

Letter from Frank Hobbs to his daughter

Description

Congratulates her on being good and talks about next leave. Asks questions about her activities in particular swimming.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Tricia Marshall
David Bloomfield

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

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EHobbsFJStorerB[Date]-01

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Transcription

c/o SERGEANTS MESS.
R.A.F. CAMP.
SWINDERBY.
LINCS.
DEAREST FIDDLE
I HAD A LETTER FROM MUMMY YESTERDAY, SHE TOLD ME THAT YOU HAD BEEN A VERY GOOD GIRL SINCE I HAD RETURNED FROM LEAVE. THAT’S THE STUFF HONEYBUNCH. KEEP IT UP I EXPECT I SHALL BE HOME AGAIN FOR A WEEK END IN ABOUT A FORTNIGHTS TIME. WE MUST TRY AND SEE A SHOW OF SOME SORT THEN. ALL BEING WELL. WHAT’S SAY?
HOW’S THAT CHINA DOLL
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OF YOURS GOING. I BET YOU PLAY WITH HER EVERY DAY. OR. HAVE YOU BROKEN HER? HAVE YOU BEEN UP THE COMMON LATELY? OR BEEN SWIMMING YET? I DON’T SUPPOSE YOU REMEMBER GOING WITH ME WHEN YOU [deleted] WAS [/deleted] [inserted] WERE [/inserted] A LITTLE BABY – YOU USED TO JUMP OFF THE SIDES RIGHT INTO THE WATER. – WOULD YOU STILL DO THAT? OR PREFER DIVING NOW?
GIVE MY LOVE TO MUMMY, AND KEEP THE GOOD WORK UP. YOU HAD BETTER GIVE THAT CHINA DOLL A PLONKER FOR ME
CHEERIO FID.
MUCH LOVE AND XXXXXXXXX
DADDY

Collection

Citation

Frank Hobbs, “Letter from Frank Hobbs to his daughter,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 18, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10030.

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