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April 3rd 1896 - Letter from Julius Sladden to his wife, Eugénie Sladden

3rd April 1896
Correspondence From
Julius Sladden, Folkestone
Correspondence To
Eugénie Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
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Text of Letter


April 3/96

My Dear Wife,

I will write a few lines to-day as we propose to start early to-morrow morning for Ash and to return via Rosway.  We went to church this morning but Jack & I had a good walk by the sea earlier.  Frank has come over, he is going to take Beatrice Coleman to Scotland on Tuesday.

They all think Jack looking very well and I think his eyes work together better, Charlotte thinks he looks quite like the young man in his topper, I fancy he has grown a little and looks fatter in face.

There were about 4 above 1 equal and 3 below him in the exam, he was first in French and Essay and had gone from 24 to 103 in mathematics, total marks 918 if he can pile up another 150 he will do.  Mr Arnett is sanguine about his best boy, Leath, and hopeful about several others Jack included, but they will have yet another exam later on which will be a further test.

Grannie is pretty well, John and Charlotte ditto.  How is Arthur? I have had several enquiries about him.

It is nice and fine to-day.

With much love to you I remain

Your affectionate Husband

Julius Sladden

Jack is due back Wednesday evening, I shall probably return that day or Thursday.

“Glen” has departed this life!

Jack sends his love, he has just been in the park with Frank.  Tell Cylla boy I have given his message but thought it better not to hug Grannie too tightly. 

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Envelope containing 1 double sheet of notepaper
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