Letter from Frank Hobbs to his daughter

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Title

Letter from Frank Hobbs to his daughter

Description

Writes that he is sorry she has caught mumps and then catches up on family news. Writes of activities on his last leave and encourages her to be good and to do dance lessons.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-02-03

Contributor

Tricia Marshall
David Bloomfield

Rights

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

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Identifier

EHobbsFJStorerB430203

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Transcription

c/o SERGEANTS MESS.
RAF. CAMP.
NORTH LUFFENHAM.
RUTLAND.
3-2-43.
DEAREST FID
I’M AWFULLY SORRY TO HEAR YOU HAVE BEEN AND GOT YOURSELF MUMPS, BY THIS TIME I EXPECT YOU HAVE NEARLY GOT OVER THE WORST PART AND ARE FEELING A BIT CHIRPY AGAIN. MUMMY TOLD ME THAT YOU HAD BEEN A VERY GOOD GIRL, SHE ALSO TOLD ME THAT AUNTY TWIST HAD NOT BEEN FEELING VERY WELL, I HOPE SHE IS BETTER NOW YOU ARE A FINE ONE, EVERY TIME
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I COME HOME ON LEAVE YOU HAVE TO GO AND CATCH SOMETHING. NEVER MIND LOVELY I WILL STILL COME HOME AND TAKE YOU AROUND TO SOME SHOWS MAC IS WRITING TO YOU ALSO SO WHEN YOU WRITE TO ME YOU WILL HAVE TO ENCLOSE A NOTE TO HIM. GIVE MY LOVE TO MUMMY. ALSO A BIG HUG AND KISS. AND TELL HER TO TRY NOT TO WORRY BECAUSE YOU ARE GOING TO BE A VERY GOOD GIRL TRY AND GET SOME DANCING LESSONS OFF OF MUMMY BECAUSE I WANT TO DANCE WITH YOU AT THE “LOCARNO” AS WELL AS MAC
GOODNIGHT HONEYBUNCH
WRITE ME SOON
LOVE AND KISSES, DADDY.
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Collection

Citation

Frank Hobbs, “Letter from Frank Hobbs to his daughter,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 13, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10033.

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