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July 11th 1889 - Letter from Ethel Sladden to her mother, Eugénie Sladden

11th July 1889
Correspondence From
Ethel Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
Correspondence To
Eugénie Sladden, c/o C Butler Esq, Gloucester House, Claremont Road, Surbiton
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July 8
Did lessons in the morning.  Played in the garden.  Had tea in the kitchen.  Picked peas to send to Uncle George, picked fourteen pounds.

July 9
Kathleen and May went with Father and Jack to the station to take the peas for Uncle George there in the mail cart.  Had tea in the kitchen.  Had a concert in the schoolroom.

July 10
Did lessons in the morning.  It was wet.  After dinner Jack and May went into Jack’s room and did some carpentering.  After tea we went up to pick the peas.

July 11
Father got up at six o’clock and went to a rose show at Gloucester.  We had breakfast in the nursery.  Shelled the peas, had a lot for dinner.  All of us went to Mrs Gepp’s to tea, Jack came afterwards.  We took the mail cart, played with that first, afterwards played games, had tea and had raspberries.  Jack came, we played more games, Fanny came for the two little ones at half past six, we stayed a little longer.

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1 double sheet of notepaper
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