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November 20th 1898 - Letter from Arthur Sladden to his sister, Ethel Sladden

20th November 1898
Correspondence From
Arthur Sladden, The Hostel, CCB
Correspondence To
Ethel Sladden
Relationship to Letter Addressee
Text of Letter

The Hostel, C.C.B


My dear Ethel

Many happy returns of your birthday I hope you will like the thimble we are giving you. Thank you and Kathleen for your letters, I am in school again I can get on all right, it is a little awkward writing, but I am getting quite handy with my one arm. I am glad you are getting on so well in school.

It is nice for Jack to be at Ramsgate, I should think he will get on all right I am glad you had a nice exeat, we go home on the 20th. I had a splendid letter from Cyril and a pretty long one from George last week. Father sent me some apples and walnuts a little while ago, they were very nice.

I expect I shall soon get my arm in a sling. I have been to Chapel for the first time this morning, you see one is apt to get into a crush coming out so I thought it best not to go for a bit.

We play Llandovery on Dec 3rd. I think we have a pretty good chance of beating them, I am glad you are liking hockey better,

With much love to you and Kathleen

I am

your loving brother

Arthur F. S. Sladden

Excuse bad signature, the sheet keeps moving.

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With grateful thanks to Felicity Kilpatrick, former archivist at Christ College, Brecon, for transcribing this letter.
Type of Correspondence
1 sheet of notepaper
Location of Document
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
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