Letter from Ursula Valentine to her husband John Valentine

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Title

Letter from Ursula Valentine to her husband John Valentine

Description

Writes thanking him for letter and sorry he has flu and not to meet her at station if he is ill. Talks of travel plans.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1941-01-06

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

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Identifier

EValentineUMValentineJRM410106-02

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Transcription

Monday. 6th{in pencil]
Darling,
Thank you so much for your letter with the ridiculous story about feeding the seagulls. I don’t know if I’m particularly light-hearted this morning but I laughed till I cried over it & could hardly read it out to Ba!
I’m sorry you are not feeling so good, I hope the fish balls will help you to get thro’ the flu epidemic (which seems to be all over the place) without succumbing. But Johnnie, I must [underlined] insist[/underlined] on this, if by any unhappy chance you are sick when I am due to arrive, for
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heavens sake don’t go attempting to crawl down to the station to meet me. I shall get a taxi & be quite able to manage alone, or perhaps Teddy Cook or someone could meet me & let me know where you are. I would far rather forego the joy of seeing you at the station than that you should come & so prolong your illness perhaps & waste days & days when we might have been together.
I think I’d better stick to Friday as Der Tag, otherwise there seems no reason for not making it Wed, or even tomorrow, & I should go mad. My woman hasn’t turned up today, [underlined] of course [/underlined so I’ll have plenty to do.
All my love Ursula.

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Citation

Ursula Valentine, “Letter from Ursula Valentine to her husband John Valentine,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 22, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/19537.

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