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Letter 47 from Kath [Kathleen de Carteret], Vale Farm, St Peter to her dear one [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur]. Provides an account of Kathleen's week since her arrival in Jersey for the summer holidays, mentioning picnics, bathing, tennis and meeting with friends and family. Includes original envelope addressed to K H Le Sueur, Western Telegraph Company, St Vincent, Cape Verde Islands via Arandora with one brown 1½d postage stamp and one red 1d postage stamp.

Reference L/C/142/A1/A1/1/47
Date 4 August 1928 - 12 August 1928
Scope and Content Refers to: bathing with Fowls [Eric George de Carteret] and Eric [George Eric de Carteret] mentioning Sally Mitchell; a picnic with the Wrights and the Lemps [Lemprières] at Beau Port; a visit by Ralph [Ralph Sydney Le Sueur] and Granny [Elvina Carrel, née Vautier]; going for a drive with Ralph in his Morris Oxford to Corbière, mentioning Lil; comments about Thé [Berthé] living with Edith Berry [Edith Mary Berry, née Michel]; a game of croquet with Mother [Lydia de Carteret, née Renouf], Ralph and Thé; a picnic at North Petit Port; details of letters received from pupils including Eileen; comments about people in England including Mrs H [Hamnett], Auntie Chrissie; attending the First Tower fête with Granny; comments about Ralph meeting Mr Barnes; attempts to introduce Ralph to her friend Joyce, mentioning Lucy [Lucy de Carteret]; a tennis match with Marion, Philip Robson and Eric at Grève d'Azette; and details of Ralph visiting Dr and Mrs Hey in London, mentioning Rona [Constance Rona Hey].
Names Barnes, Mr
Berry, Edith Mary, née Michel
Carrel, Elvina, née Vautier
de Carteret, Eric George
de Carteret, George Eric
de Carteret, Kathleen
de Carteret, Lucy
de Carteret, Lydia, née Renouf
Hamnett, Mrs
Hey, Constance Rona
Hey, Clarence Granville, Dr
Hey, Mrs
Hollingshead, Penelope Alice
Le Sueur, Kenneth Henry
Le Sueur, Ralph Sydney
Lempriere Family
Mitchell, Sally
Robson, Philip
Wright Family
Blue Star Line
Morris Oxford (Car)
South View School, Clevedon
SS Arandora
Western Telegraph Company Limited
Keywords Correspondence | envelopes | fêtes | Letters | picnics | Schools | Stamps | Tennis | trains
Category L/C-Personal and estate
Places Beau Port, First Tower, Grève d'Azette, Petit Port, Vale Farm, St Peter, Bristol, Chatham, Clevedon, Cape Verde, São Vicente
Dimensions 11 papers
1 Envelope
Language English
Level of description File

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