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October 10th 1880 - Letter from Eugénie Sladden to her husband, Julius Sladden

10th October 1880
Correspondence From
Eugénie Sladden, Marshgate House, Richmond
Correspondence To
Julius Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
Relationship to Letter Addressee
Text of Letter

Marshgate House

10th October 1880

My darling Julius,

I believe there is an evening post today from Richmond, so I will send you a few lines which you ought to receive tomorrow afternoon. I am afraid you will have rather a dull day, especially if it is as wet as it is here, we had to go to church in waterproofs this morning.  I hope you have had either Mr Ridgeway or Mr Robinson to dinner to keep you company, & I daresay you have had the children down a little while, dear little pets, I do want to see them again.  I hope they are good & happy; I shall look for a letter from you tomorrow, today there was no post so I could not hear.

I have got several patterns of velvet & plush for you to look at for enlarging the dining-room curtains, would you measure the length of them, I forgot to do so, then if we decide on either of them we could get the quantity we required, & take it home with us. Don’t forget to bring your gun & shooting things, also dress clothes, as Fanny may probably have some one to dinner while we are there.  Susie Butler has just gone to Gloucester for a visit, I asked her to come to us for a few days on her way home, & I think she will do so.  Papa is here today, & I just saw Walter yesterday, he looks very well, but very stout.

What day shall you come up?  I am quite longing to see my dear old husband.  Give dear little Jack & May lots of kisses from Mama, & with plenty for yourself & much love

Believe me, as ever
Your loving wife

Eugénie N Sladden

P.S. Papa sends his love.  

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Envelope containing 1 double sheet of notepaper
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