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October 29th 1894 - Letter from Julius Sladden to his wife, Eugénie Sladden

29th October 1894
Correspondence From
Julius Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
Correspondence To
Eugénie Sladden, c/o C Butler Esq, Gloucester House, Claremont Road, Surbiton
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Oct 29/94

My Dearest Wife,

I ought to have written you a few lines from the office to-day and forwarded Arthur’s letter, however I did not find time so will write now and I can also enclose a letter which Cyril has completed to-day.  I think the little man will be very glad to get you back he had a very sleepy fit all yesterday but woke up bright enough, however the girls said he was tired again to-night, expect it is partly the weather.  

I had a pleasant evening at the Evesham Club on Saturday and played sundry rubbers of which, my winnings partly paid for the fly home for the weather was too nasty even for me to tackle the walk home about 11.30.  Wednesday I expect to go to the “Literary” evening at the Wildings.  Thursday morning is School Board day which I must try and attend as Savory is away.  I shall not go to Chipping Norton this week - for it is not over convenient, and have written Rawlinson to fix a day a little further on.  I shall get Palliser to do the Pandy round Thursday for Collier has a cold and is afraid to travel and I must do Mickleton &c that day.  I had quite a letter writing evening yesterday as I wrote, at length, to George, Charlotte and Aunt Susan.

It has been somewhat finer to-day but there have been heavy showers and the land is getting quite wet.  Crane has been obliged to suspend operations for some days.

How are they all at Surbiton? Give my love to Fanny and tell her I hope to come there again some day if times improve before I get too old to travel!

I daresay we may hear from you to-morrow.  There has been no letter from Jack, probably he may have written to you direct, he sent a post card last week, asking if he might join the Cadet Corps they were forming, I told him he could as the expense was trifling and the drill will do him good.  I hope you are feeling better for your change and that you will feel quite equal to returning on Saturday as we are all getting rather tired of your absence.

With much love from us all
I am ever 
Your loving Husband

Julius Sladden

I hope it may be fine to-morrow as I am driving as far as Great Alne.

Tuesday morning

Yours received tea & coffee arrived.


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