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Collection Heard
Date 10 Aug 1913
Abstract Souvenir letter card, Victoria Series, Folkestone. Has 10 pages of black and white pictures of Folkestone.
Date stamped August 10, 1913, 9.15pm.
Addressed to Mrs. D. Wright, Alfred Street, Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand.

"Folkstone
My Dear Ethel (Love from Nelly)
Nelly & I are spending our holiday here - & having a real good rest. I called to see your Dad last week - he was pleased to see me. I have been so busy in all ways lately - but he has called to see me twice - unsuccessfully.
The weather here is perfect - not too hot but a lovely breeze. We have been here a week, but have really only rested so far. I felt so tired & weary when I came away but am so much better already.
Mother keeps fairly well - the specialist I took her too(sic) in Harley St. says that she has entirely lost the sight of one eye - & has a cataract growing on the other. It may take from 6 months to 3 years to grow - but when ?...? by Gods providince(sic) - she might see again after an operation.
Naturally this has worried us a lot but we must leave things & wait I am hoping she will always be able to see a little - she ?....? dreads an operation so much.
I am glad to say Nelly seems much better in herself - her legs seem very weak - especially her ankles - but otherwise she is much brighter.
Folkstone is very full - we have spent most of our time in the East Coast - away from the crowds.
Leah & Mother have been to Devonshire for a week - do you remember when we used to meet them at ?Westmens? Park & carry their bag?
By the way - has your little scheme ?prospered? at all? I have not forgotten it by any means - but have not mentioned it to any one. Much love dear to yourself - I saw the drawings of your house - also planting of anemonies which is [missing bit] ?beautiful, so ?...? - much love dear Bessie".

Object ID 2013.076.0427
Object Name Letter
People Heard, Elizabeth Ethel (later Wright)
Wright, Elizabeth Ethel (nee Heard)
Wright, Dennis Joseph
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