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Letter from David Boldy to his father about the weather in London, a future trip to the seaside and meeting up with friends. Hoping to play tennis with old friend Henry, at Wimbledon. Discusses the prices of annual membership at various tennis clubs.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general discussion tennis matches in London, visiting relatives and trips to the Tate Gallery and the Science Museum. He has written to the Civil Service Commissioner’s providing a character reference and…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about London life, family news in general and sporting activities. Has sent in his application for the Royal Air Force and Mr Moore his tutor is hopeful he will pass the exams. His brother and he have been…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about family news and general conversation about London life.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about family relatives in London, sports, health issues and having exams in a months’ time.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about London life, studies and his brother Steve. First visit to see a Punch and Judy show.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about family and leisure activities with friends, the on-set of winter in London and shopping for his mother’s birthday present. Describes a careers book he is reading, thinking of his future in either the West…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about Charity Show held at the Winter Garden Theatre in London; the king and the queen were present. Will be visiting Aunt Maisie’s for Christmas.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about an health issues, hockey scores , and his mother living nearby in London.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about about playing tennis in London in the cold of winter. He is considering King’s College as his next educational step.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about about visiting auntie Maisy in Kensington over Christmas, reports of some of his friends getting into Sandhurst, but failing to get into Cranwell.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about breaking hockey sticks, studying law and relatives visiting him.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about London life. Mentions playing hockey for King’s II, and hints at legal proceedings. Edna is sailing for India in a week.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about sports, pastimes and daily life in London.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with comments on the Munich agreement and Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about playing hockey for King’s and studying law. He got included in the filming of Good Bye Mr Chips with his brother Steve, as extras in the crowd scenes, filmed at Denham studios.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about playing hockey, table tennis and his law faculty. He also listened and commented on Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's speech. He will send a photo of him and Dora, who he has asked to the end-of-term…

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Letter form from David Boldy to his father about going to the cinema with his brother Steve and his mother. Comments on the European situation, though he doesn't think there will be a war in the near future.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about his good law exams results and visiting aunty Maisie; he now smokes a pipe. He will take Dora to her sisters birthday party and he is still playing tennis.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about the Vice-dean of Laws opinion on his results and sport events.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about bout leaving London for a farm job in Ipswich with his friend Ronnie. His Brother Steve will also be leaving. David played tennis and went to see a play.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about situation in London, war breaking out and his intention to volunteer for the Royal Air Force. He provides details about working on the farm picking plums, getting fit and tanned.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about losing his father’s dog, Prince; applying to the Royal Air Force; and leaving the farm to move back to London as war looks inevitable. He comments that the city is calm and will send some photos of…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about being on the waiting list for the Royal Air Force volunteer reserve and daily life of relatives and friends. Describes black out precautions in London pointing out how he got used to see in the dark. Thinks…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about about passing his driving test, the Air Raid Precautions not taking anyone under 25, and a comment on the situation in Finland.
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