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. Queenshill sports day took place and he met a lovely girl called Sylvia Cox. The school fair will take place on Saturday and he has been on bike rides.

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1933-10-08

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Two page handwriten letter

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IBCC Digital Archive

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EBoldyDABoldyAD331008

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St. PAUL’S SCHOOL,
JALAPAHAR,
DARJEELING,
October 8th 1933

My darling Daddy.
Thanks for your letter.

We saw Mummy yesterday and today. We went to the Queenshill Sports yesterday I have [deleted] made a new anot [/deleted] [inserted] become friendly with [/inserted] a Queenshill Girl [sic]. Her brother is in our school. She’s a very nice girl. [deleted] Thr [/deleted] Her name is Silvia [sic] Cox. Cox, Stevie, Forbes and [deleted] me [/deleted] [inserted] myself [/inserted] met her yesterday. Today we introduced ourselves properly. Our Sports [sic] are on the 25th of this month. We may have a school fair this saturday [sic]. Mummy will [deleted] be [/deleted] come if there is. I do hope there will be one. We went Bike [sic] riding today. We went Bike [sic] riding yesterday as well.

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There were four of us, Cox, Stevie, Forbes and myself. We have done nothing this week no pictures or anything. I got 41 in Latin.

First exam I was coming 10th, Second [sic] exam, I pulled up to 7th third exam I have pulled up to 6th. I will try my hardest in the last exam. I am ending now with lots of love & kisses
from your loving son
[underlined] David [/underlined]

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David Boldy, “Letter from David Boldy to his father,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 17, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/443.

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