Comments

Letter 122 from Kath [Kathleen de Carteret], Vale Farm, St Peter to her dear Heart [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur]. Includes comments about the couple's approaching reunion after three years apart, and asks Kenneth to bring back samples of the flora and fauna of St Vincent in his trunks on his return home, with sketches. Includes original envelope addressed to K H Le Sueur, Western Telegraph Company, St Vincent, Cape Verde Islands with one brown 1½d postage stamp and one red 1d postage stamp.

Reference

L/C/142/A1/A1/1/122

Date

November 3rd 1930 - November 4th 1930

Scope and Content

Refers to: the political situation in PB [Paraíba], Brazil mentioning the Kings; remarks about the death of Dorothy Bertings; remarks about naturalism; comments about Fernando Nozovka, comparing situation to the film Condemned starring Ronald Colman; comments about drawings by Kenneth, mentioning one of a boat shown to Eric [George Eric de Carteret]; comments about the weather and sea travel, mentioning sea sickness pills recommended by Thé [Berthé]; details of Kenneth's return journey; and refers to Lucy [Lucy de Carteret] visiting the Lemps [Lemprière family] at Naples.

Names

Bertings, Dorothy
Colman, Ronald
de Carteret, George Eric
de Carteret, Kathleen
King Family
Le Sueur, Kenneth Henry
Lempriere Family
Nozovka, Fernando
Blue Star Line
Western Telegraph Company Limited

Keywords

Vale Farm, St Peter | London | Brazil | Paraíba | Cape Verde | São Vicente | Correspondence | deaths | envelopes | films | Flowers | Letters | Nature | Sea Sickness | Sketches | Stamps | Travel

Dimensions

4 papers
1 Envelope

Language

English

Level of description

file

Context:

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