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June 26th 1908 - Letter from Julius Sladden to his wife, Eugénie Sladden

26th June 1908
Correspondence From
Julius Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
Correspondence To
Eugénie Sladden, Hotel Beau Site, Interlaaken, Switzerland
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Text of Letter

Seward House

June 26/08

My dearest Wife,

It is nearing post time and unless I postpone writing I am afraid you will have to be content with a short letter, I will however enclose others as far as the stamp will allow.

It was nice having your letter, dear, on the morning of my birthday thank you for your good wishes the kisses I shall want later on!

The carving knife and fork are yet to come, it will be a very useful present and thank you very much the joint present is such a nice whisky decanter, it would also serve as a claret jug having a handle.

It is very hot and the roses come out very fast I went and judged the little show at Bidford and lunched with the Hobbes’ to-morrow they are coming to tea and at 5.30 I must cycle to Fladbury to “dub a dub” at a Primrose League meeting, so you see I have plenty to occupy me.

Sunday and Sunday week with next Wednesday are the open days for the garden.

We expect George and Lizzie on Tuesday they are having a sea trip from Glasgow to Manchester.

Brailsford is very energetic in getting the garden tidy in view of the visitors.

It is very hot now but not by any means unbearable, I should not wonder if it ends in the usual thunderstorm.

We got the Churchyard hay in all right.

Those Brewers are unlucky, Rose has gone to the hospital for an operation for appendicitis.

Arthur went off this afternoon and will probably return about next Wednesday.

With fond love
I am ever
Your affectionate Husband

Julius Sladden

You were so very honest to stamp that letter for which you see George does not give you credit!  

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Envelope containing 2 sheets of notepaper
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