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September 27th 1886 - Letter from Eugénie Sladden to her husband, Julius Sladden

27th September 1886
Correspondence From
Eugénie Sladden, Gloucester House, Surbiton
Correspondence To
Julius Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
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Text of Letter

Gloucester House

27th September 1886

My dearest Julius,

Thank you so much darling, for all your nice letters; I was obliged to send you a post-card yesterday, as I forgot to write till it was nearly post-time.  As you seemed to be getting on pretty well I thought I might as well avail myself of your permission to stay till the 2.15 on Wednesday, I shall have to go to Paddington, shall I go to Evesham or take the slow train from Oxford to Badsey?  Fancy my dear little man being in the choir! tell him Mamma wants to see him in his surplice, & that I hope he will always behave well & set a good example to the village boys; my love & a kiss to him & all the little ones, I hope my Baby will not forget me.

May & I lunched at Richmond on Saturday, I went shopping with Polly & bought the prizes & also a dozen tumblers, cut glass & only 4½d each, so I thought I had better get them as we wanted them. I got a nice black dress in London the other day & am having the body made here.  Florence Pollard is away in Ireland, so I shall not see her this time.  Susie Butler has just come home from a yachting tour, I am going for a drive with her this afternoon, the other ladies of the household are away at Eastbourne with Fanny’s two babies.  Charlie & Frank dined at home yesterday, they get big boys, Charlie goes up for the Charter House exam at Christmas.  May sends you all a kiss & a love.  Now dear, with fond love, 

believe me your affectionate wife

Eugénie N Sladden

P.S. Have you seen anything of the Savorys?  I got two letters for Mrs Horace from Charlie.

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Envelope containing 1 double sheet of notepaper
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