Numbered Series of Letters, 1927

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/1

Date: 1927 - 1927

Unnumbered Letters, 1927-1948

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/3

Date: 1927 - 1948

Letter 4 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur], 65 Manor Drive, Wembley Park to dearest Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Includes comments about arrangements for Kathleen's upcoming weekend visit to London. Encloses a newscutting of a review of a performance of Wagner's The Rheingold at Covent Garden featuring Maria Olczewska.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/1/4

Date: May 6th 1927 - May 6th 1927

Letter 5 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur], written from Hampstead and Wembley, to dearest Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Explains reason for temporary attachment with the Eastern Telegraph Company rather than the Western Telegraph Company, refers to visiting the Hey family, and provides news about family.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/1/5

Date: May 10th 1927 - May 11th 1927

Letter 6 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur], 65 Manor Drive, Wembley Park, Middlesex to dearest Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Includes discussion about the curtain times of various operas, and provides news about friends and family.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/1/6

Date: May 11th 1927 - May 11th 1927

Letter 7 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur], Wembley to dearest Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Refers to plans to go with Don and Olyve to visit the Lemmé family, and outlines arrangements to meet Kathleen the following day. Includes original envelope adressed to Miss K de Carteret, South View, Clevedon, Somerset.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/1/7

Date: May 12th 1927 - May 12th 1927

Letter 2 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur] aboard SS Highland Piper near Vigo, Spain to dearest Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Includes comments about crossing from England to Vigo via Boulogne, with a description of passing by Jersey, Les Casquets and Guernsey. Includes original envelope addressed to Miss K de Carteret, Vale Farm, St Peter.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/2/2

Date: September 11th 1927 - September 11th 1927

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: September 12th 1927 - September 14th 1927

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

Letter 6 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur], San Martin 333, Buenos Aires, Argentina to dearest Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Includes comments about the film Beau Geste, and details of visiting friends including the Fleurys and the Barnetts. Includes original envelope addressed to Miss de Carteret, South View School, Clevedon, Somerset.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/2/6

Date: October 11th 1927 - October 11th 1927

Letter 7 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur], WTC [Western Telegraph Company], San Martin 333, Buenos Aires, Argentina to his own darling [Kathleen de Carteret]. Responds to letter 2 from Kathleen, includes details of visiting the Barnett family and refers to listening to a performance of the only Wurlitzer organ in South America. Includes original envelope addressed to Miss K de Carteret, South View School, Clevedon, Somersetshire.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/2/7

Date: October 16th 1927 - October 17th 1927

Letter 9 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur], WTC [Western Telegraph Company], San Martin 333, Buenos Aires, Argentina to his own darling [Kathleen de Carteret]. Refers to the sinking of the ocean liner Principessa Mafalda off the coast of Brazil on 25 October 1927. Includes original envelope addressed to Miss K de Carteret, South View School, Clevedon, Somerset.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/2/9

Date: October 26th 1927 - October 31st 1927

Letter 10 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur] to his dearest Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Includes comments about paintings by José Legrelles published in the London Illustrated News. Written on headed paper of the Union-Castle Line ship RMS Kildonan Castle. Includes original envelope addressed to Miss K de Carteret, South View School, Clevedon, Somerset.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/2/10

Date: November 2nd 1927 - November 2nd 1927

Letter 10 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur] to his dearest Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Refers to a fire at [South View] School, details about his work for the WTC [Western Telegraph Company], and remarks about Kathleen's pupils reaction to their engagement. Pages 1 to 8 written on headed paper of the Union-Castle Line ship RMS Kildonan Castle. Includes original envelope addressed to Miss K de Carteret, South View School, Clevedon, Somerset.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/2/10A

Date: November 4th 1927 - November 5th 1927

Letter 11 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur], San Martin 333-337, Buenos Aires, Argentina to his dearest Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Includes details about a trip to Mármol, reference to his father's [Henry Sydney Le Sueur] involvement in a car accident in King Street and details of his confirmation at St Paul's Cathedral. Includes original envelope addressed to Miss K de Carteret, South View School, Clevedon, Somerset via [SS] Avelona.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/2/11

Date: November 5th 1927 - November 10th 1927

Letter 12 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur], San Martin 333-337, Buenos Aires, Argentina to his dear Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Includes a description of the RMMV [Royal Mail Motor Vessel] Alcantara, refers to a publication he co-edited with [G H] Osmond titled the Olho d'Agua Observer, and mentions congratulations received from friends and family on their engagement. Includes original envelope addressed to Miss K de Carteret, South View School, Clevedon, Somerset with seals impressed with Kenneth's initials.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/2/12

Date: November 10th 1927 - November 16th 1927

Letter 13 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur], San Martin 333, Buenos Aires, Argentina to his dearest Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Refers to reading in a newspaper of plans of the Reverend [Herbert William] Quarrie to swim the English Channel in order to raise funds for the completion of St Andrew's Church, and refers to Old Victorians working for the Eastern and Western Telegraph Companies including Ralph [Ralph Sydney Le Sueur], Moore, Jack Pallot, B La Cloche, B Milnes and Kenneth Heald. Includes original envelope addressed to Miss K de Carteret, South View School, Clevedon, Somerset.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/2/13

Date: November 16th 1927 - November 23rd 1927

Letter 14 from Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur], San Martin 333, Buenos Aires to his dearest Ka [Kathleen de Carteret]. Refers to Kenneth's transfer to St Vincent, Cape Verde Islands, including comments about his response to be informed of his transfer. Includes original envelope addressed to Miss K de Carteret, South View School, Clevedon, Somerset with a silver seal.

Reference: L/C/142/A1/A2/2/14

Date: November 23rd 1927 - November 25th 1927

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