Letter-card from Ursula Valentine to her husband John Valentine



Letter-card from Ursula Valentine to her husband John Valentine


Comments that his suggestion to go back to London before travelling to Scotland to join him is not a good idea. Talks of travel arrangements and other arrangements she has made including those for her dog.



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One page handwritten letter and envelope


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1251404 LAC Valentine J.R.M.,
C/O Mrs Howie,
Fairfield Mains,
[underlined] Monkton [/underlined]
[page break]
Aber P.O.
Wed 14th
Your express letter gave me a slight shock – I hadn’t thought of going back to London before coming to you, since I’m already half way to Scotland here. It would be too much like hard work, & besides my time with you is strictly limited & I’m not going to waste a week or fortnight down in London. It’s a pity that your people & Ba won’t see Frances in her first yards, but she won’t have changed so very much in 3 or 4 months. I’ve just been to the Queens & managed to get one travel voucher you sent me altered to Prestwick, so I’m thinking of coming at the end of this week – will send you a wire of definite time. The best train seems to be 7.50 a.m. , change at Whitchurch, Crewe & Glasgow, arriving Prestwick at 9.5 p.m. have written to Ba asking her to send on my summer clothes & the pram, & am sending a load back to Lido in a large cardboard box I’ve secured.
Sorry about Jane, I’ve just been to Royle’s but they were out. I’m afraid it’s the wisest thing to do, tho’ I hate it. She’s been such a dear to me, but luckily is now equally devoted to Eileen. Not Teddy Croke today.
Lots of love Ursula.



Ursula Valentine, “Letter-card from Ursula Valentine to her husband John Valentine,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 29, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/19575.

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