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July 5th 1894 - Letter from Eugénie Sladden to her husband, Julius Sladden

5th July 1894
Correspondence From
Eugénie Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
Correspondence To
Julius Sladden, c/o J Hayward Esq, Ashbourne, 26 Radnor Park Road, Folkestone
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Seward House

5th July 1894

My dear Husband,
Many thanks for your post-card, I was very glad to hear that the London expedition went off well & that you were not all too tired out when you reached Folkestone.

I suppose you are at Deal & Ash today & if it is as hot as it is here, you must be glad to be saved much walking.  I hope Arthur is getting a little colour into his cheeks & that he & George have not broken the treaty of peace.

How does George like the sea?

Polly arrived safely on Tuesday without a head-ache & was quite well all yesterday, this afternoon she is having a nap as her head felt a little achy.  You would have laughed to have seen Cyril on Tuesday morning he stood for two hours on a bench by Mrs Nightingale’s wash-tub, with his sleeves tucked up, perfectly happy, helping her to wash the clothes. 

Harry Eden has not turned up yet to cut the hay, I hope he won’t wait till the rain comes.  The creatures are all right, Mr Hooper sent for the ducks yesterday & sent the money.  My hen was caught this morning & put into the duck pen.

How do you find your Mother & Charlotte?  Give my love to them.  Cyril sends his love & says I am to tell you we have got a few teeny tiny “fingy-ins” & a few strawberries & some black currants & some other currants!

There is no news to give you, so with much love from us all

Believe me
Your loving wife
Eugénie N Sladden

P.S.   My kind remembrances to John.

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