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June 1st 1899 - Letter from Julius Sladden to his wife, Eugénie Sladden

1st June 1899
Correspondence From
Julius Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
Correspondence To
Eugénie Sladden, c/o F D Robinson Esq, Marshgate House, Richmond
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June 1/99

My Dearest Wife,

I am not quite sure whether you will be at Folkestone or Richmond this evening, however you will no doubt reach the latter place before this letter.

It has been glorious weather of late and I hope that Saturday will be equally fine and that all will go off happily.  We were glad to hear Baby was good and happy in your absence, kiss the little maid for me, you may not care to take her to Windsor if the chicken pox spreads in the school, you will see there is a case by enclosed circular, however she would not come in contact with any who had it and I don’t suppose there would be any real rush.

Cyril was very busy yesterday evening digging the ground for the tomatoes and this morning he got up early and planted them.

Mr Collier is better, but not up to much yet, he came to business for a few hours yesterday and to-day.

The later hatches are coming off well, there are now over 60 young chicken and 11 little ducks, Jack certainly manages them well. May looks after us very well but for all that we are rather like sheep without a shepherd, this house is too big for a small party.

I am glad to hear Harry is getting paid for his work now, it is rather hard to keep on plodding away for nothing.

Friday Morn. 2nd

May has received your letter, I expect you had a hot journey to Richmond.

There really seems but little news and I am busy so adieu for the present, with much love to you dear

I am ever 
Your affectionate Husband

Julius Sladden

My love to all at Marshgate House and tell Fanny and Evie I should like to be at the wedding.


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