Letter to John Valentine from his wife Ursula

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Title

Letter to John Valentine from his wife Ursula

Description

Writes that his latest letter was a pleasant surprise and she was glad he got a seat on the train back. Mentions she went out on SSAFA business and other activities. Concludes with news of children's ballet that she hopes to get tickets for and also hopes he will be allowed home soon.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1946-01-08

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

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Identifier

EValentineUMValentineJRM460108

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Transcription

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Felmersham.
Jan. 8th
Darling Johnnie,
Your letter of yesterday arrived this morning. I wasn’t expecting one so soon, it was a pleasant surprise. I am glad you managed to get a seat on the train, these Sunday evening trips tend to be rather grim.
I enclose this morning’s correspondence Nothing else has happened much since I wrote yesterday. I went out on SSafa business & met Jean Michelle, & she says her husband thinks he’ll be going to South Africa at the beginning of February, & she & the children may be able to join him within one
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year, so they’ll be well away. Afterwards I met Joan [inserted] Nove [/inserted] & got invited to tea this afternoon. It beats the monotony for Frances so we accepted. Otherwise nothing much brewing. There’s a children’s ballet due to be performed in the Memorial Hall on Saturday week, 19th & I thought of getting tickets for F & me – I daresay you’re not keen to go are you?
I do hope some doctor or other will condescend to look at you & decide to send you home. You could probably have stayed on for Sunday night without anybody missing you there!
All my love darling.
Ursula.

Collection

Citation

Ursula Valentine, “Letter to John Valentine from his wife Ursula ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 21, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/20608.

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