Letter from David Boldy to his parents

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Letter from David Boldy to his parents

Description

Letter from David Boldy to his parents. General conversation about life at St. Paul's school in Darjeeling, with references to test scores, the books he is reading and wants to read, sports and pastimes.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1928-07-06

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

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EBoldyDABoldyAD-LM280706

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St. Paul’s School,
Jala[inserted] p [/inserted] har, [sic]
July. 6th. 1928

My dear Mummy and Daddy.

I hope you are quite well and happy. I am quite well and happy and so is Stevie. We had a match. Their score was 1 and our score was 2. We get our comics every wednesday. [sic] I got 59 for a Geogaprhy [sic] test and 72 for a French test. Please send up these books “Robinson Crusoe” Ivanho” [sic] and the two history books? I will try and write a long letter. I will write you and Daddy a letter on Sunday. We are going to have a test and we are having William the first William the second Henry the first and Stephen they are all Kings. It rains a lot. We play [deleted] f [/deleted] foot-ball. We have got our books still [deleted] pal [/deleted] playbox annu [inserted] a [/inserted] l and Cassels childrens’ [sic] annual. Please send me some envelopes because I can only get 1 or two more then I wont [sic]

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[deleted] be [/deleted] [deleted] wont [/deleted] be able to write on sundays. [sic] With lots of love and kisses from David. I have just had my history paper my marks are 68 on 100.

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Citation

David Boldy, “Letter from David Boldy to his parents,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 20, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/530.

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