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 different house points and where they came. He also writes about the house hockey matches and the final scores.

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1932-11-13

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Two page handwritten letter

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EBoldyDABoldyLM321113

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My darling Mummy.
Thank you for your letter. I am quite allright [sic] again and am getting quite fit again. I am trying hard Mummy. We had the Times competition [deleted] or [/deleted] yesterday, Clive Stevies house came 1 [underlined] st [/underlined] with 13 points, Havelock my house came 2 [underlined] nd [/underlined] with 10 points Hastings 3 [underlined] rd [/underlined] with 4 [deleted] m [/deleted] points, ad Lawrence 4 [underlined] th [/underlined] with 3 points. The hockey house matches have begun. I am vise [sic] Captain of the 2 [underlined] nd XI [/underlined]. My house 2 [underlined] nd XI [/underlined] played Hastings and gave them 12-0. I shot 8 goals, My house played Lawrence 2 [underlined] nd XI[/underlined] and beat them 4-1. I shot 2 goals. My 1 [underlined] st XI [/underlined] played against Lawrence 1 [underlined] st XI [/underlined] and at half time they were winning 2-0, and at the end my house won 5-2. So we should win the hockey cup. There are only 13 days left.

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I have got 5 more pictures for you and will send you some more as soon as possible. The school Instructer[sic] is going to England on Friday. I am ending now with lots
of love and kisses
from your
loving son
[underlined] David [/underlined]

[inserted] David
1932.33. [/inserted]

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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/578.

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