Letter from David Donaldson to his father

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Letter from David Donaldson to his father

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Written from Charterhouse wishing his father a happy birthday and asking if his present is satisfactory. He continues with comments on weather and school. Asks permission to buy a scarf. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Four page handwritten letter

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Dec 6th
Hodgsonites
Charterhouse
Dear Daddy,
Many happy returns of the day. [deleted comma] I hope you will like the book, if you don't, do say so and I will [inserted] have [/inserted] [deleted] get [/deleted] that one myself [inserted] and get you another one [[/inserted], as I was in any case intending to get a copy of it myself.
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The weather has been terrible today a gale [underlined] and [/underlined] rain [deleted] , w [/deleted].
I have just been having an argument with my form master as to whether, I was allowed to eat cough drops in [indecipherable word], he said there was no need as I hadn't got a cough, [2 deleted words] and that he would when I started [deleted character] to cough. [deleted comma] I said that it [deleted] I [/deleted] that it must have been a sore
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throat I ment [sic], and this also served to explain [deleted] the [/deleted] my failure to speak up and for the numerous stoppages when reciting my con. Would you ask Mummy if it would be [deleted] all [/deleted] alright for me to. buy a scarf and a tie [inserted] and put it on [/inserted] [deleted] instead of [/deleted] the bill, and count [deleted] it [/deleted] it as a Christmas. I can't think of much
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more news, Much love from,
[underlined] David [/underlined]

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David Donaldson, “Letter from David Donaldson to his father,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 12, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/11988.

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