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May 30th 1891 - Letter from Eugénie Sladden to her husband, Julius Sladden

30th May 1891
Correspondence From
Eugénie Sladden, Ash
Correspondence To
Julius Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
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30th May 1891

My darling Husband,

I arrived here safely this morning after a very tedious journey; I left Paris at ten minutes past six, Joe seeing me off; we stopped at a great many stations & reached Calais about twelve.  We were not allowed to go on board till one o’clock, but we had a very good passage & I was not ill.

I got very sick of waiting at Dover.  I laid up on one of the sofas in the waiting room & had a little nap, & about ½ past seven was glad to get a wash & a cup of tea.  The Ash omnibus met the train, so I got over here at no great expense.

Your Mother seem pretty well, she is thinner than when I last saw her, but otherwise not much altered.

Charlotte looks very thin, but calls herself better.  

It has been very pleasant today, & warmer than when I was in Paris.  I am not sorry to be in old England again.  

We called to see Aunt Susan this afternoon & then had a little stroll.  

Give my love to May & thanks for her letter, I will answer it next time, as I am rather tired this evening.  I hope they were all able to go to Bretforton wake, & enjoyed it.

I think the London people must have cheated me over my luggage, as I only had 6 frs 30 to pay & there were more things in my box.  I shall consult with Frank tomorrow as to the cheapest way of getting to Richmond; May is to be confirmed on Tuesday.

Remember me kindly to Miss Fabling, & with much love to you & the dear chicks, I am

Your loving wife

Eugénie N Sladden

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