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 school activities and sports.

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1931-08-16

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Two page handwritten letter

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EBoldyDABoldyLM310816

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St.Pauls School.
Jalapahar.
16/8/31/.

My darling Mummy.
Thank you for your letter. Mrs Cox says she likes your hand writing, and that she has posted you a letter. We are having good weather again. We are going home on the 23.rd., NOV: there are only 99 days left. The sports are on the 4th. of Oct:

The puga holidays are from the 10. [underlined] Th. [/underlined] to the 15. [underlined] Th [/underlined] of Oct: We [deleted] are [/deleted] had a half holiday on Friday because one of our masters has been engaged to Miss Beaver of Al [inserted] I [/inserted] ce villa. You will be very glad to hear I got 80 for Hindi. I am really trying now. We had pictures yesterday Miss Sheluctons Brother showed the [sic] to us. We won the match against Victoria B. team the score being 2-1. and are in the semi finals of the John shield now, they shot the first goal and when there were only two minutes left we got agoal [sic], [deleted] I [/deleted] and had extra time and got

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another goal. Mrs Gregory’s adress [sic] is: -

Mrs J. L. Gregory
Dale Cottage.
Dargeeling.

I am ending now, with lots of 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/575.

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