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July 19th 1900 - Letter from Eugénie Sladden to her husband, Julius Sladden

19th July 1900
Correspondence From
Eugénie Sladden, Marshgate House, Richmond
Correspondence To
Julius Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
Relationship to Letter Addressee
Text of Letter

Marshgate House

19th July 1900

My dearest Husband,

I suppose you got my post-card this morning, we had a very comfortable journey yesterday, very few in the train, we had an empty carriage till Campden when the Doctor’s wife got in, rather a chatty lady, & at Charlbury a woman & little boy got in.  It was quite nice & cool & really far less tiring than a hot journey later on in the day.  Cyril went out shopping with Anna after we had had some breakfast, Anna is very good with him & has quite taken him under her wing.  She is going to meet us after his exam tomorrow & when we have had some lunch take him to the Zoo while I do my business in Piccadilly & get back to Richmond.  Then on Monday she is going to take him to the Crystal Palace & I have written to ask Fanny if that day will suit for me to go & see her.  This afternoon Anna has an engagement, so I am going to take Cyril on the river for an hour after tea, with a boatman of course, he will enjoy it & it will be cooler than having a walk with him.  

Give my love to May, I was pleased to have her letter in the egg box this morning, poor little Baba, I expect she does miss me, give her a lot of kisses from Mother, I miss her dear little face & voice.  It is very hot here & we have both lunch & dinner on the balcony as the dining room is so very hot; the blacks are rather terrible & soon cover the cloth, however that is better than being baked.

Poor Miss Robinson is very bad, so frightfully weak & restless, Polly is very much concerned about her & neither she nor Fred will leave house while she is in such a state.

With much love to you all, hoping you are getting on pretty well without me

I remain
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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