Letter to Mary from Mildred Stopes-Roe

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Title

Letter to Mary from Mildred Stopes-Roe

Description

Thanks for letter, photographs and book sent. Invites her to visit. Writes that she has decided to go on a cruise with a lady friend. Recites itinerary and goes on with family and domestic news.

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Date

1933-09-06

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Format

Four page handwritten letter

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IBCC Digital Archive

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EFreidrichMStopesRoeM330906

Transcription

[inserted] I wonder how your people are [one indecipherable word] also
8L[?] & hols book I do hope they are doing well [/inserted]

HAMBLE 238

HAMBLE HOUSE,
HAMBLE,
SOUTHAMPTON.

[underlined] Sept 6th 1933 [/underlined]
My dear Mary

Thank you very much for your letter & the snapshots also the book for Phyllis she sends her love to you & thanks you for your contribution, we all liked it very much. The snaps are very good Margaret is very much changed isn’t she? Any time you can come & spend a few days we

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[inserted] Don’t come when I am away! [/inserted]

shall be delighted to have you both. We have had wonderful holiday & all been tremendously happy! A.l.[?] is shocked to the core because I have made up my mind to go a trip on The Homeric for 14 days with a lady friend on Oct [deleted] 14th [/deleted] [inserted] 4th [/inserted] next. I told him I felt I would like a bit of a holiday away from the family & he replied that my married life had been one long holiday!! I shall not

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be surprised to find him on the boat. We go to Madeira Teneriffe[sic] Las. Palmar, Tangier & Lisbon. I am terribly excited about it I enclosed you three snapshots taken in Aug. It is Royce with me.[?] I expect you will say I have not faded away quite!!!

I find it very difficult to get news out of A. & in the way of family affairs. I have not heard or seen anything of Mrs C or family

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since you left. P & A are taken Mr Royces[sic] cycle. I must go I have a fearful lot to do, all the boxes to pack & etc next week. My cook is married from here next Sunday & another maid leaves to be married at the end of the month. I have always looked upon you as one of our most loyal friends, you can always be sure of a warm welcome. With love to you all
Yours ever
Mildred [one indecipherable word]

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Citation

M Stopes-Roe, “Letter to Mary from Mildred Stopes-Roe,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 9, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10400.

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