Letter from David Boldy to his mother

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Letter from David Boldy to his mother

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Letter from David Boldy to his mother. General conversation about life at St. Paul's school in Darjeeling, with references to school sports and test results.

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1931-08-02

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Two page handwritten letter

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EBoldyDABoldyLM310802

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St. Pauls School
Jalapahar
2/8/31/.

My darling Mummy.
Thank you for your letter and the parcel Daddy sent us. I am [deleted] g [/deleted] lushig [sic] up now, Miss [indecipherable word] has given me a bad report but wait till you getting it report [deleted] Dad [/deleted] of June / July, Daddy says it is much better. You will be glad to hear I came 6th in English [2 indecipherable words] 4 th in math with 77%. [deleted] in [/deleted] That’s much better isn’t it?
Congratulations for doing so [2 indecipherable words] the [indecipherable word], I am really going to buck up now. Excuse us writing in pencil as we are going out to Mrs Gregory and have to do it early. We have played 3 matches this [inserted] season [/inserted] [deleted] year [/deleted] and won them all, (this is [indecipherable word]) the scores being :- 2-0, 2-0, [deleted] 2 [/deleted], 4-2, we played the Karachi, the Staff and the Government High School. The days are simply flying. Daddy sent us the parcel because both Stevie’s and my report

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was good I am ending now yours with [deleted] loving son [/deleted] [inserted] lots of [/inserted] love and kisses
from your loving son
[underlined] David. [/underlined]

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David Boldy, “Letter from David Boldy to his mother,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 22, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/574.

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