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April 9th 1915 - Letter from Julius Sladden to his wife, Eugénie Sladden

9th April 1915
Correspondence From
Julius Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
Correspondence To
Eugénie Sladden, c/o Mrs Burrows, 266 Iffley Road, Oxford
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Seward House

Apr 9 /15

My dearest wife

When I came home this afternoon I found Miss Holmes kindly looking after Judy whose temperature was still up and she was getting bad bouts of earache so I telephoned to Mr Leslie and he has just been, he says it is an influenza cold and she must remain in bed till he comes on Sunday, he says there is no need for you to be alarmed or to curtail your visit in any way. Miss Holmes is sleeping in the spare room and I have just supplied a long bit of string by means of which Judy can communicate with her if she wants anything. Queenie has been quite good, according to her lights, but she is not powerful as regards initiative! I have written to May to ask her to get back on Monday although I think that was evidently her intention, I hope she will be able to see Cyril on Sunday. The wind has been rough and cold again today. I am afraid it has hardly been fit for you to go out.

I must go to Worcester tomorrow but expect to be back at Evesham at 3.12 and shall be able to come down home soon after. Meantime Miss Holmes has promised to be in and out and look after Judy.

I have my “Land and Water” to digest this evening, with other papers, so have plenty of occupation, I read a little to Judy also. I will leave this open and add a line to say how she seems in the morning. There is really no news of interest to give you.

Your loving husband
Julius Sladden

Saturday – Juliet decidedly better this morning, after a good night, temperature normal.

Letters enclosed, you had better write and ask Mela to spend her holiday here.

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Envelope containing 1 double sheet of notepaper
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