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ED 110


Letter from James Lawrence to his parents on 1887 Jubilee



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At Eton 1887.1 - 1891.2


26 June 1887 (postmark)

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Sorry place is so bad but going to work really hard. Jubilee 'an awful rag'. Marched after Queen to Windsor Castle. Describes torchlight procession; lower boys with Chinese lanterns, seniors with torches, volunteers in uniform, others in blue flannel coats, caps and change bags. Description with diagram. Castle illuminated with electric light after the boys left; fireworks 4 nights this week. Wants summer change trousers. Beat Winchester by 9 wickets. Encloses sung on 22nd at Windsor Castle. PLACE: H.E. Luxmoore's, Eton College
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