Letter from David Boldy to his father



Letter from David Boldy to his father


Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Discusses about his brother, Steve having electric treatment for his arm and that it is improving. His mother visits regularly and had a story published in the Odd Moment magazine. Hoping to be chosen to play with the school orchestra, at the next concert.




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Two page handwriten letter


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[underlined] 8/7/35/. [/underlined]

My own darling Daddy.

Thanks ever so much for your letter. I am glad to hear you have settled down now. How is your leg getting on? I hope it is much better. The man Steve goes to for his electric treatment says it will be quite allright [sic] for [deleted word] him to play cricket. In fact he says it will do it good. Any way he wont [sic] play till we hear from you again. We saw Mummy yesterday when we went for a walk. She went to the “Barretts of Wimpol [sic] Street” after seeing us. She is also coming up to see us today. We read Mummy’s story in the Odd Moment magazine and it was quite good. We have been having our quarterlies these last few days but have not yet had our marks. French is the only paper that has been marked so far. I got 36 for it. That’s not bad considering I’ve only done

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it for one year. Our A team played the band A and lost 2-0. We had terrible luck. We missed about four or five sure goals. We still have a chance if the band lose a match. I am learning piece for the orchestra and will most probably play for the concert (if I am able) which will take place during the sports. I will try hard to get in. Steve is also playing. Since Steve has begun the electric treatment again his arm has got much better. D.V. he ought to soon have the normal use of it again. The weather here is not so bad either. But the rain is an [deleted] d [/deleted] awful nuisance sometimes. Well no more news today, God bless and keep you for us

with lots of love and kisses

from your loving

[underlined] son Dave [/underlined]



David Boldy, “Letter from David Boldy to his father,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 23, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/454.

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