Letter to David Donaldson from his mother

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Title

Letter to David Donaldson from his mother

Description

Writes about how much she misses family. Goes on to catch up with family news. Concludes catching up with acquaintances.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-10-23

Contributor

Frances Grundy

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

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Identifier

EDonaldsonFIDonaldsonDW441023

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Dear David
thank you for sending the books back so quickly. It was noble of you, & most unexpected, I never expect anyone to send back any books,
Its a dank, damp, disgusting day, the house is very dull without your family we really miss them very much – Frances would liven anyone up, I hear her grandmother Edwards thinks she [word deleted] be talking, I don't agree because I think there is far too much talk in the world, & I like the sort of conversation Frances indulges in, its so restful you can answer as you like or not, & need not discuss the subject further than you will or wish to. Its a good thing grandmothers do not meet [deleted] more [/deleted] too often to discuss their ideas on the bringing up of their grandchildren the differences of opinion might prove awkward
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I can imagine myself & Pa Moloney having terrible arguments.
I went to see Eliza, I thought she looked tired, but William looked fine & very friendly.
I have been trying to compose a 21st birthday letter to Norman, but its such a dank cold day that I feel very uninspired -
I am sorry that they have passed you as fit for service anywhere, I think you had better grow another large crop of boils -
We did enjoy your leave, it was really lovely having all three of you, the bicycles look very forlorn in the basement, without any [deleted] riders [/deleted] hope of any riders.
Very much love
from
Mummie
Oct, 23

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Citation

F Donaldson, “Letter to David Donaldson from his mother,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 23, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/12018.

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