Letter from Frank Hobbs to his daughter

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Title

Letter from Frank Hobbs to his daughter

Description

Apologises for not having written because he has been busy. Writes about bicycle parts he will bring home and what she would like for Christmas, How she is getting on at school and hopes she is helping mummy.

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Two page handwritten letter

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EHobbsFJStorerB[Date]-02

Transcription

[Royal Air Force crest]
RAF. Skellingthorpe
Lincoln
DEAR FIDDLE.
I’M SORRY YOU HAVEN’T WRITTEN YOU BEFORE, BUT NO DOUBT YOU WILL UNDERSTAND WHEN I SAY I’VE BEEN BUSY. HAS MUMMY TOLD YOU I’VE A NICE FRAME AND FORKS PUT ASIDE TOWARDS YOUR BIKE. I’LL TRY AND BRING THEM HOME NEXT TIME I COME.
WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU
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WOULD LIKE ME TO BUY YOU FOR XMAS, AS YOU KNOW THERE ISN’T MUCH IN THE SHOPS, STILL THERE MUST BE SOMETHING YOU WOULD LIKE. HOW ARE YOU GETTING ON AT SCHOOL NOW? I SUPPOSE YOU’LL SOON BE GOING IN FOR A SCHOLARSHIP. EH!?
I HOPE YOU ARE A GOOD GIRL TO MUMMY, AND GETTING YOUR HAND IN WITH THE WASHING UP ETC.
ALL FOR NOW HONEYBUNCH
LOVE AND KISSES
DADDY XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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Citation

Frank Hobbs, “Letter from Frank Hobbs to his daughter,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 12, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10031.

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