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 test scores, pets, sports and pastimes. Some lines have been added by his brother Steve.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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1929-03-17

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Two page handwritten letter

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EBoldyDABoldyAD-LM290317

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[underlined] TELE. ADDRESS: “PAULITE, DARJEELING” [underlined]
ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL,
JALAPAHAR,
DARJEELING.
March 17th 1929

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My dear Mummy and Daddy,

I hope you are quite well and happy. I am quite well and happy and so is Stevie. Thank you for your letters. Yes I can read your writing. Uncul [sic] hich [sic] came up yesterday and brought the hocky [sic] sticks the day I got your last letter. We are clecting [sic] our money. We have got about six rupees. We are aloud to keep pets with promition. [sic] Bring up polly if [deleted] your [/deleted] you are coming up in the hot weather.? How are Polly Pompom and Dorje getting on?. We are learning Hindi Latin French I [deleted] who [/deleted] [deleted] whno [/deleted] know all the vovels [sic] in English there are five and the Hindi there are [deleted] thirteen [/deleted] 13 voweles. [sic]
The work is quite easy. I had some of Watersons chutney it diden’t [sic] agree with me and I brought it

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[underlined] kisses to Mummy and Daddy from David. [/underlined]

up. The Rector came out of chapel and helped me in bed and brought a nice bwole [sic] of his wase’t [sic] that nic [sic] of him? He wrote in the rule that if a master came 3 min [deleted] t [/deleted] ires [sic] the head boy of the form had to go and report him to the rector. He [deleted] s [/deleted] has alwaws [sic] go [sic] a smile on his face. I am taking up a small exam in music this year not a very hard exam Miss Shelvton said. [deleted] I [/deleted] She said that I am playing much beter [sic] now and I am puting [sic] into it. [deleted] s [/deleted] Stevie is geting [sic] on quite well now. I found my Book after a With lots of love and

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David Boldy, “Letter from David Boldy to his parents,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 26, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/531.

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