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. Thanks his father for his letters and will show them to his mother. Recounts a visit to the pictures and the sports results. Saw Sylvia Cox again. Apologises for his bad hand writing, has hurt his elbow in a cricketing accident.

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1933-10-22

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Two page handwriten letter

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IBCC Digital Archive

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St.PAUL’S SCHOOL,
JALAPAHAR,
DARJEELING.
October 22nd 1933.

My darling Dad.
Thanks for your letter.

We will show the letters to [deleted] [indecipherable] [/deleted] Mummy when she comes on Wednesday to our sports. Mr Colder took Mummy Stevie & me to [deleted] the [/deleted] Vado’s & then to the pictures yesterday. We saw “The Blond Venus”, Mummy & the Padre saw Passionate Plumber” [sic] by Buster Keaten [sic]. I sat with Sylvia at the piece last night. In the sports I have come in for 100 yds, 220 & 440. I will do my best best [sic]. I got 41 in Geog. Please excuse writing and short letter as I have hurt my elbow. [deleted] I g [/deleted] One of

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the boys was swinging it and it hit me. It is nothing much. I am going to get a bandage on now.
With lots of love & kisses 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/445.

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