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June 22nd 1881 - Letter from Julius Sladden to his wife, Eugénie Sladden

22nd June 1881
Correspondence From
Julius Sladden, Glasgow & Highland Steamers, "Columba"
Correspondence To
Eugénie Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
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Text of Letter

Glasgow & Highland Steamers
The Royal Route
Steamer Columba

June 22nd 1881

My Dearest Wife,

I will write you a few lines again on board the steamer on my return voyage.  The weather is fine again after a rainy night, indeed it began to rain yesterday soon after my arrival at Ardrishaig, the Kemps were very hospitable and  I have enjoyed the trip, Mr Kemp is coming up with me as he has business in Glasgow.  Your letter of 20th was forwarded to me from Glasgow and I expect there will be another awaiting me there to-night.  I am sorry Miss Pollard has delayed her coming however it is only for a day.  I am afraid Toby must  have made you nervous with his barking.

I have still a cold in my head but it does not seem to affect me beyond being uncomfortable.  These Western Highlands are certainly very beautiful and no doubt more so in finer weather, however I am getting a good sea air which I enjoy.  I suppose the roses are coming on a bit now.  Tell Jack Papa hopes he will be a good boy, fancy little May putting her hands in her pinafore pockets so independently, kiss the three pets for me.  I will close now to see the run into Tarbert which is very pretty.  With best love

Believe me ever
Your affect Husband

Julius 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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