Letter to John Valentine from his wife Ursula

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Title

Letter to John Valentine from his wife Ursula

Description

Writes of receiving his parcel and reports on state of contents. Mentions enclosing a letter from daughter Frances and continues with news of other activities.

Date

1945-07-18

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Language

Format

Four page handwritten letter

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Transcription

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[inserted] 19/7/45 [/inserted]
Felmersham.
July 18th
My darling Johnnie,
Your parcel of washing arrived this morning. Many thanks for the various items enclosed for me, much appreciated. The notepaper & envelopes will be most useful. Unfortunately the glass thing with handle, whatever it was, was broken, but the jamjar was intact. I see you couldn’t master those sweeties stuck in the bottom of the jar any better than I! I’ve settled them now by melting them out with hot water & making therewith a brew called
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‘Dollies’ Wine’ which I have coloured red & handed over to Frances to use for entertaining her two small friends who are coming to tea this afternoon.
I enclose a letter from Frances which came thro’ the post this morning from the school. I gather she traced it, but its really quite good. Yesterday we went to a dress rehearsal of the dancing display, Frances looks rather nice as a Shetland pony, with real tail. I’m still hoping you may come to see it.
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I’m hoping to phone you in about 10 minutes, if I can get thro’, to learn the latest gen about going to Loughboro!
All my love darling. I hope you’ll be able to cope with the form for extra coupons, we could use some!
A big kiss from Frances, and an even bigger one from me
Yours always
Ursula.
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[underlined] P.S. [/underlined] Spent a solid half hour on the phone & couldn’t get through!

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Citation

Ursula Valentine, “Letter to John Valentine from his wife Ursula,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 21, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/20464.

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