Letter from David Boldy to his father

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Letter from David Boldy to his father

Description

Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling, He refers to his mother and to cricket.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1933-05-28

Contributor

Janice Waller

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Two page handwriten letter

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EBoldyDABoldyAD330528

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St. PAUL’S SCHOOL,
JALAPAHAR,
DARJEELING,
28/5/33/.

My darling Daddy,
Thank you for your letter. When you address a letter to us please don’t [deleted] put [/deleted] add the Darjeeling to the address because it takes one day longer to reach us. This thursday, [sic] the 1st is our school fair. Cotten Hall [deleted] [undecipherable] [/deleted] played the boys who were left in [inserted] the [/inserted] senior Dormitory [sic] when the team [deleted] wh [/deleted] went to Kurseong. They were 49 all out and we were 70 for 4 wickets. I was Captain of the Cotten Hall team. We played them again with some of their team boys playing and we [deleted] were [/deleted] had Mr Bean playing for us. 1st Inns [sic] we were 84 all out and they were 146 all out. 2nd Inns we were 156 for 4 wickets Mr Bean having made 86 out. We are playing them again with team boys and their Dorm master

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and we are doing the same. St. Josephs have won the Edinburgh Shield again. Yesterday I fell from the crows [sic] nest of our pavilion, but was not badly hurt Thank God. I hurt my Knee [sic] and my mouth, but it is nothing much. We saw Mummy yesterday and today when our team went to Kurseong and played them we beat them by 9 wickets and a few runs. They are coming up to our school to play us a return match. We had a [deleted] m [/deleted] Maths Exam this week, but we have not been given our marks as yet. We have now collected 43 Pamflits [sic] not counting duplicits [sic]. We are trying to change the duplicits [sic]. I am ending now with lots of love and Kisses [sic] from
your loving son
[underlined] David [/underlined]

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David Boldy, “Letter from David Boldy to his father,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 9, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/436.

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