SLADDEN & CO.,
(Late ALLARD & SON)
The Steam Brewery,
Nov 8 /78
My Dearest Wife,
I was so glad to receive your letter this morning at breakfast time.
The gas stove for office is ordered.
I am glad you liked the beer but it was hardly fair to tap it so quickly I expect it will improve in a day or two. We are not brewing to-day there being no necessity so are busy sending out circulars which is a long job, it is very showery and not nearly so pleasant a day as yesterday.
Mr Marsden came yesterday with Mr Winnall of the Shipston Brewery, Mr M seemed pleased with the little brewery.
I am so pleased to think that I am coming back to-morrow to my own sweet little wife for I do want to see her very much.
I have not heard of any house yet near here but we must find one of some sort before Xmas.
Please give my love to Papa I hope he will have a good journey.
With fondest love
Believe me my darling wife
Your loving Husband