Letter from David Boldy to his parents



Letter from David Boldy to his parents


Letter from David Boldy to his parents regarding a request for pocket money and telling them of general news regarding his and his brother’s experiences at the school.




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Three page handwritten letter


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St. Paul’s School

My darling Mummy and Daddy.

Thank you for your letter. I am glad to hear pompom is much better. No I mean the 5/- each we [deleted] g [/deleted] get for my birthday please ask for it all to be given to us at one time for a certain reason I am glad to hear Darjie has been brought back. [deleted] Magery [/deleted] Majorie came and saw us and gave us a box of cakes, she said that a swimming bath was going to be made in Dacca but our tank will be just as good. We will give up our

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coming down money to become members but we want [deleted] our [/deleted] the 5/- each of my birthday to do what we wanted to it is not to waste it lavishly but for something else. We will write and tell you when we want sanogyl. Stevie I suppose [sic] will write and tell you if he wants kaljana on Sunday. You have got a fine lot of things for the garden Mummy add one more [deleted] more [/deleted] vegetable and that is spring onions because I like them very much. Aunty violet [sic] used to grow them in the winter last year, so they would grow after a little time. There are less than 90 days left

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to come home. Thank you for the little folks magazine we received a few days ago. We have had a Geography Exam to-day we have not been given our marks yet We have collected quite a lot of silver paper this week. Over twenty pieces but they are all small. The rector took the junior 4 boys to see the statue of Buddha in Ghum monastery it was a beutiful. [sic] I am ending now with lots of love and
kisses from your
loving son
[underlined] David [/underlined]



David Boldy, “Letter from David Boldy to his parents,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 28, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/711.

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