Letter from David Boldy to his father

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Letter from David Boldy to his father

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Requests for some pamphlets and talks about the rainy season and beginning to play football.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1933-06-11

Contributor

Janice Waller

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Two page handwriten letter

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EBoldyDABoldyAD330611

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St. Pauls School.
Jalapahar.
11/6/33/

My darling Daddy.
Thank you for your letter. Please don’t spend to [sic] much money on the fruits you are sending us, times are much too hard. Please send us some pamflits [sic] if you [deleted] come [/deleted] can get any, ask Marcus and he will get is [sic]. Ask him to get from the “Regal” because they have got a new kind. It has been fearfuly [sic] hot today, but has now cooled down, as it is raining.

We went and saw Mummy, yesterday and today. A certain gentleman of the Bible society gave us a lantern lecture of Malay, [underlined] it was very interesting indeed [/underlined]. I have finished reading the “Scarlet Pimpernel”, [underlined] I have thouroughly [sic] enjoyed it [/underlined]. I am now going to read “The Blue Bungalow” by William le Qeux [sic]. [underlined] He is a good writer. I got 42 marks in Hindi. The 1st boy got 50 marks. We have begun football [deleted] [undecipherable] [/deleted] now, as the rainy season is coming in. We had a good side today. We have been here over three months now, [underlined] they

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are simply flying [/underlined]. We are steadily saving 4 annas every we [sic]. We have now saved Rs 6 annas 4.

I am ending now with lots of love and kisses from your loving son
[underlined] David [/underlined]

P.S. I have sent you a pamflit [sic] in case you do not know what it is. Please return it when you have finished with it.

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David Boldy, “Letter from David Boldy to his father,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 24, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/437.

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