Letter from David Boldy to his parents

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Title

Letter from David Boldy to his parents

Description

Letter form David Boldy to his parents with general conversation about school life and sport scores.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1929-08-11

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

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EBoldyDABoldyAD-LM290811

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[underlined] TELE ADDRESS: “PAULTIE, DARJEELING” [/UNDERLINED]

ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL,
JALAPAHAR
DARJEELING
August 11th 1929

My dear Mummy and Daddy.

I hope you are quite well and happy. I am glad to hear you [sic] better. Thank you for the postcards. We have had hockey mat [inserted] c [/inserted] hs [sic] up to now. The first one our second XI played and won the score was 7-0 the second our first XI played and won the score was 10-0 the third our first XI played and won the score was 2-1 We have one [sic] all our matches up to now. We had a hole [sic] holiday on tuesday [sic] because it was such a nice day. Stevie is coming down to-morrow [sic] from hospital. Another boy went up to hospital with mumps on on [sic] wednesday. [sic] That means quite a lot of [indecipherable word] still I am glad to hear pompom Darjie and polly are getting on well. Yes please teach polly

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some more words. We had Educational pictures yesterday it had a comic at the end it was very funy, [sic] this saturday [sic] it is going to be a live house concert. If you are nearly well when it is about time for my birthday please try and come up.?. I would love you too. [sic] Some boys told me they think the number of post-cards you have to get is 60. But the ones you have to get 60 of are the small ones of the London [sic] zoo I supose [sic] the ones you have to get 24 because it is a smaler [sic] zoo than the London[sic] zoo. I am ending my letter now with lots of love and kisses
From your loving
[underlined] son David [/underlined]

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Citation

David Boldy, “Letter from David Boldy to his parents,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 25, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/710.

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