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June 16th 1899 - Letter from Eugénie Sladden to her daughter, Kathleen Sladden

16th June 1899
Correspondence From
Eugénie Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
Correspondence To
Kathleen Sladden
Relationship to Letter Addressee
Text of Letter

Seward House

16th June 1899

My dear Kathleen,

I took your shoes up to Lombardini’s today, he was out, but I told Mrs L, he ought to allow something off the next pair.  I am sending you another pair & hope they will fit, if they don’t, send them back again & I will change them.  I also send your bronze ones, in case you can’t get into the black ones. 

Father drove me into the town today, & I walked back through the fields, the sun was very hot, but there was a nice breeze.

I suppose this time next week I shall be at Brecon, Arthur’s Confirmation is on the 23rd; I shall probably go that morning & come back the next day.

Baby amused May very much this afternoon by pointing to the hair round Prinny’s legs & calling it his “daw-daws”!  She gets on very well with her talking & often brings out new words.

I hope you will get on all right next week dear, & have some nice papers & that it will not be too hot; May I think, rather enjoyed her Higher Cambridge week & I hope you may do the same.

With much love to you & Ethel

Your loving mother

Eugénie N Sladden

P.S.  I have just tried on the shoes Mother has got you & find they just fit me so I am afraid they won’t fit you.  If they don’t you had better not wear them to split them. I will have them when you come home as I shall be wanting a pair & you had better get yourself another pair if you want them.

Hope you are feeling pretty cheerful.  Keep up your spirits.  Much love from 


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1 double sheet of notepaper
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Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
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