Letter from Mrs Hobbs to her daughter

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Title

Letter from Mrs Hobbs to her daughter

Description

Letter addressed to daughter Barbara stating that she was pleased to receive letter and hopes Barbara is being a good girl for her auntie. Writes that she is well but they have has a lot of warnings and she is glad her daughter is away. She has heard no news from daddy but keeps on hoping, She concludes stating she is off to make bed in the shelter. Note 'From Burnham-on-Crouch (June/Sept) 1944 - sent away when V1s started'

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944

Contributor

Tricia Marshall
David Bloomfield

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Format

Two page handwritten letter and note

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EHobbsKMStorerB4409XX

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Transcription

[inserted] 1944 – 1 [/inserted]
TUESDAY
32, SOUTHCROFT Rd
TOOTING.
S.W.17.
DEAR BARBARA
I WAS EVER SO PLEASED TO RECEIVE YOU LETTER ON ARRIVING HOME FROM WORK TO-NIGHT. SO GLAD TO HEAR THAT YOU AND PAT ARE GOING OUT AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE AND BEING A GOOD GIRL TO AUNTIE CON.
I BET YOU WERE PLEASED WHEN YOU FOUND THAT STONE WITH THE HOLE IN IT – I THINK YOU HAD BETTER KEEP IT FOR LUCK.
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I AM QUITE WELL DARLING AND LOOKING AFTER MYSELF. IT’S A GOOD JOB THAT YOU HAVE BEEN AWAY THOUGH AS WE HAVE HAD QUITE A LOT OF WARNINGS.
I HAVEN’T HAD ANY GOOD NEWS FROM DADDY UP TILL NOW DEAR BUT I KEEP ON HOPING AND FEEL SURE WE WILL SOON HEAR NOW.
I AN [sic] JUST GOING TO HELP AUNTIE MARY MAKE OUT BED IN THE SHELTER SO MUST SAY CHEERIO DEAR. GIVE AUNTIE CON, UNCLE RUSTY, PAT AND ANGELA MY LOVE AND KEEP ON BEING GOOD DARLING.
LOTS OF LOVE. FROM MUMMY
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[underlined] From [/underlined]
Burnham-on-Crouch
(June/Sept) 1944 – Sent away when VI’s started

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Citation

K Hobbs, “Letter from Mrs Hobbs to her daughter,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10039.

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