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Letter 3 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur] aboard SS Highland Piper to his dearest Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Includes comments about saying goodbye to Kathleen, remarks about the journey referring to stopping at Vigo, and refers to plans to stop at Rido de Janeiro before arriving in BA [Buenos Aires]. Includes original envelope addressed to Miss Kathleen de Carteret, Vale Farm, St Peter redirected to South View, Clevedon, Somerset.

Reference L/C/142/A1/A2/2/3
Date 12 September 1927 - 14 September 1927
Scope and Content Refers to: receipt of a letter from Kathleen via the agent Mr Farina just before leaving Vigo; comments about children on board, comparing some to Nellie's children; comments about Kathleen's dress; remarks about the novel Beau Geste, referring to sending his copy to Ralph [Ralph Sydney Le Sueur]; refers to Polish and Spanish emigrants boarding at Vigo for Rio de Janeiro; details about livestock and other animals including dogs on board the ship; remarks about gramophone records, mentioning Reginald [Foorte]; and refers to Kenneth sending to Kathleen a pearl necklace from Japan brought back by Joe Triscott.
Names de Carteret, Kathleen
Farina, A
Foorte, Reginald
Le Sueur, Kenneth Henry
Le Sueur, Ralph Sydney
Triscott, Joe
H and W Nelson Limited
Nelson Line
South View School, Clevedon
SS Highland Piper
Keywords Animals | Boats | Correspondence | dresses | families | gramophones | japanese | Letters | Livestock | necklaces | novels | records | Ships
Category L/C-Personal and estate
Places Clevedon, Vale Farm, St Peter, Tilbury, Buenos Aires, Las Palmas, Rio de Janeiro, Vigo
Dimensions 2 papers
1 Envelope
Language English
Level of description File

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