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 that she presumed he was on operation reported on radio and hopes he will ring. Catches up with news of her activities and baby issues. Notes no letter from him for two days.

Date

1942-04-23

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Language

Format

Two page handwritten letter

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

EValentineUMValentineJRM420423

Transcription

No 16 Lido; Thursday 23.4.42
My dearest, there was another raid by our bombers last night so I suppose you also were present & am rather hoping you may ring up this evening altho' of course I make a point of not [underlined]expecting [/underlined] anything. Nothing much to report today. We went out to tea with Mary Simmonds yesterday & both quite enjoyed it. Florence came again today & has cleaned up the scullery. I had another session
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at gardening yesterday evening & put in another row of peas, spinach & lettuce, & the Petit Pois Jersey Beans I got from S. Sinclair. There (a slight pause, when I heard suspicious noises from Frances & discovered her to be in a fearful mess). We've stuck a bad patch recently & I've had a dirty nappy from her nearly every day. I now administer a slap on the bottom for every dirty nappy & hope that may effect a cure. I most go down to town now so will post this. I haven't had a letter for 2 days but I'm hoping you may ring up tonight.
I love you so dearly & long for you & think of you all day long. Yours always, Ursula

Collection

Citation

Ursula Valentine, “Letter from Ursula Valentine to her husband John Valentine,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 24, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/19877.

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