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December 13th 1881 - Letter from Eugénie Sladden to her husband, Julius Sladden

13th December 1881
Correspondence From
Eugénie Sladden, Gloucester House, Surbiton
Correspondence To
Julius Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
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Gloucester House

13th December 1881

My darling Husband,

 I hope you will receive my post-card today, I am sorry to say I forgot it till rather late.  We had a comfortable journey yesterday, Jack was very good, sat on my knee most of the time looking out of the window, & was very much interested in all the trains, every time we passed a few trucks he said “there’s another train”.

He seems quite ready to be friendly with the cousins, Evey especially, & with no trouble about breakfasting in the nursery this morning.  Fanny met us at the station yesterday, she does not seem quite as well again, I suppose she has been doing rather too much, Charlie looks very well.

How are my two little pets?  Give them a good hug from Mamma; I hope dear little May’s arm is still going on all right, & that dear Baby’s teeth do not trouble her too much. I shall look forward to your letter tomorrow morning, telling me all about my pets.

It keeps so foggy this morning that I am afraid the children will not be able to go out.  We are going to make the lemonade for the party & this afternoon very likely we shall go to Richmond.

Now my darling I will say good bye, I hope you will be able to come on Saturday, when Jack woke this morning he said “Papa not there”.

With fond love & many kisses

Believe me
Your loving wife

Eugénie N Sladden

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Envelope containing 1 double sheet of notepaper
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Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
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