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December 4th 1913 - Letter from May Sladden to her sister, Juliet Sladden

4th December 1913
Correspondence From
May Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
Correspondence To
Juliet Sladden
Relationship to Letter Addressee
Text of Letter

Seward House

Dec 4th/13

My dearest little Bet,

Just a year ago you & I were trudging back from Highgate Station on our way from your Confirmation, & groping our way in the dark through fearsome corridors with Miss Lacey shouting warnings of back stairs & cellar doors from the rear – you remember?

I thought I must just start your letter tonight, so as to date it the 4th & remind you, but I have promised to go up not too late to bed, so must go in a minute.

Ethel & I have been to see the Byrds at Paxford, I went straight from afternoon school & we got back at 8.15 so I have had a fairly long day.  We found the Byrds very well & their house is delightful, ever so much better than The Firs.

Friday I must fly & have my breakfast.  So glad you are having such a jolly term.  It will be very nice to have you back in a fortnight.  We break up on 19th.  Marjory is in the Cottage Hospital but will be out very soon I think & I hope will be quite all right again.

Mother is very well, she enjoyed her birthday & had lots of letters.  I am glad Kath has got the Chelsea post.

Many thanks for your birthday letter to me & the gloves.

This is a short one in reply but we shall be able to talk soon.  Very much love from 


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1 sheet of notepaper
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Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
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