Letter to David Donaldson from his mother

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Letter to David Donaldson from his mother

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Family chat

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Two page hand written letter

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EDonaldsonFIDonaldsonDW421014

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I would love to stay the night if she can have me, but I would be quite happy to go to go to a hotel because I know visitors really are an impossibility nowadays, I cannot stay more that a night because I really cannot leave Papa to get his own breakfast & supper, if [deleted] he [/deleted] [inserted] I [/inserted] go [deleted] es [/deleted] he must got to a hotel -
Norman will be thrilled to be a godfather if its a boy, so I hope it will be in spite of your urgent desire for a daughter. He has gone up to London today to see if they will take him into the Intelligence Corps for map reading & interpretation of photographs, He went off looking quite mentally deficient having been curled up in a chair reading for the last fortnight & only having had one bath when he mended the shower & [indecipherable word], I
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turned it on next morning & could not turn it off again to my horror, You really must come & see us sometime, we are so mid-Victorian – Masters owns the place, I think Daddy will soon be using the [deleted] front [/deleted] [inserted] back [/inserted] & he the front.
I must go. W. V. S ing so goodbye for the present & I do hope the boils are better
very much love from
Mummie
Oct 14

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F Donaldson, “Letter to David Donaldson from his mother,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 7, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/12023.

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