Comments

Letter 4 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur], Casilla 1164, Buenos Aires, Argentina to his dearest Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Refers to arrival in Buenos Aires after stopping at Montevideo, including details of having a meal at a restaurant at the top of the tallest skyscraper in Buenos Aires, includes comments about friends made during the course of the crossing from England, and refers to sending a bracelet and brooch to Kathleen. Includes original envelope addressed to Miss K de Carteret, South View School, Clevedon, Somerset.

Reference

L/C/142/A1/A2/2/4

Date

October 5th 1927 - October 5th 1927

Scope and Content

Refers to: receipt of letters from Kathleen, a man in Barbados from whom Kenneth bought his car, and from an insurance company regaridng Blanche; remarks about the RMSP [Royal Mail Steam Packet Company] ship Nagara; going ashore at Montevideo with Mr and Mrs Wetizel and their children mentioning playing tennis at the Central Argentine Railway club; refers to Mr Weitzel as the Inspector of Traffic in Cañada de Gómez; comments about his duty; details of meeting Mr Walker and Vernon Clift; comments about his colleagues and acquaintances; remarks about friends made on the boat journey, including the Weitzels and the Sadlers; refers to letter sent to his father [Henry Sydney Le Sueur]; comments regarding the Oak [George Henry Smith]; and refers to asking Mr Walker to deliver a blue butterfly bracelet to Kathleen.

Names

Clift, Vernon Lawrence
de Carteret, Kathleen
Le Sueur, Henry Sydney
Le Sueur, Kenneth Henry
Sadler family
Smith, George Henry
Walker, Mr
Weitzel Family
Central Argentine Railway
RMSP Desna (Ship)
RMSP Nagara (Ship)
Royal Mail Steam Packet Company
South View School, Clevedon
Southern Railway
SS Highland Piper

Keywords

Clevedon | Argentina | Barbados | Cañada de Gómez | Buenos Aires | Montevideo | Uruguay | Boats | bracelets | brooches | Cars | Correspondence | Letters | restaurants | Ships

Dimensions

4 papers
1 Envelope

Language

English

Level of description

file

Context:

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