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May 16th 1913 - Letter from Clara Brown Constable to her future son-in-law, Cyril Sladden

16th May 1913
Correspondence From
Clara Brown Constable, Villa Badhui, St Martin-ley-Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais
Correspondence To
Cyril Sladden, 12 Charleville Circus, Sydenham, London SE
Relationship to Letter Addressee
Future mother-in-law
Text of Letter

Villa Badlui, St Martin lez Boulogne, Pas de Calais

May 16th 1913

Dear Mr Sladden

I was pleased to receive your letter with reference to your heart’s desire to be engaged to my daughter, Mela.  It appears a very happy incident judging from all I hear from Mela, and Mr H A Brown Constable appears satisfied also, so Barbara and I too join in sharing your joy.  I hope Mela will prove herself all that you wish, she is worthy of a good man’s love, and I can but pray that all will end as auspiciously as it has begun.

Meantime we will endeavour to look forward to cementing your friendship into a bond of love and affection for our dear child’s sake, as well as your own.

Believe me with earnest wishes for your future happiness.

Yours very sincerely

C Brown Constable

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Type of Correspondence
Envelope containing 1 double sheet of notepaper
Location of Document
Imperial War Museum
Record Office Reference