Letter from David Boldy to his parents

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Letter from David Boldy to his parents

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Letter from David Boldy to his parents. General conversation about life at St. Paul's school in Darjeeling, with references to food, sport and parties.

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1927-09-11

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Two page handwritten letter

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IBCC Digital Archive

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EBoldyDABoldyAD-LM270911

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St. Paul’s School,
Jalapahar,
Darjeeling.
September 11th 1927.

My darling Mummy and Daddy.

I hope you are all well. Thank you for the book and fountainpen. Mrs Cox lets me keep my book and hockey stick in her room and take it when I want. I will try to write a long letter. I like writing in ink. I had a big cake and small cakes tovcs sosige [sic] rolls and heaps of other things. Half of the cake was over. I a very nice [deleted] th [/deleted] time at the party. I am se [inserted] n [/inserted] ding a list of all the things I had for the party. There were 9 candles and a hen. I like the book very much. Thank you for your letter and postcard.

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I don’t mi [inserted] n [/inserted] d if you call the dog Pluto. [deleted] than [/deleted] That ink you sent me in [deleted] a [/deleted] the last parcel writes purple. I am ending my letter now.

With lots of love and kisses from
David.

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David Boldy, “Letter from David Boldy to his parents,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 28, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/525.

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