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March 6th 1898 - Letter from May Sladden to her sister, Kathleen Sladden

6th March 1898
Correspondence From
May Sladden, Woodford House, Dingwall Road, Croydon
Correspondence To
Kathleen Sladden
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Text of Letter

Woodford House
Dingwall Rd

Mar 6th/98

My dear Kathleen,

I have not a great deal to say today, as I wrote last Monday, still I will write a few lines as it is my day.  I am going to Fanny’s wedding on the 31st Miss Waters has given me leave.  I have been wondering whether if the chicken pox is well by then I could come to Clewer on your birthday & stay possibly till early Monday morning if I could get leave to come back here a little late for school.  You must let me know if you think the chicken pox will allow of it. I could not come for Easter as we break up April 6th so of course I shall go home.  I meant to write to Kitty Klam today but it is so late I have not time, as it is you will not get this till later than usual, I had not time to write this before post time.

I met Miss Newton today she came up & asked if I was Miss Sladden, but I don’t know how she knew me.  She says she will write & invite me there one day, I think either next Saturday or Sunday.

I think I shall wait & give Ethel a Confirmation present in the holidays, it will be easier to find out what she will like then.  What day do you break up?  I hope in Easter week or our holidays will not come much together.

I really must go to bed, it is past ten, good night, with very much love from
your loving sister 

May E. Sladden

Tell me where you have been in form lately when you write.

Just think only a month today till we break up!  It’s simply glorious to think of!  I will address the envelope this time to Emily as the longer letter is for her.  I am so glad you are getting on with hockey.

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1 double sheet of notepaper
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Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
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