Letter, to William Grylls Adams and Mary from George’s wife, Mary Adams

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1) Letter, [AM/1018/1].
5 King Arthur's Terrace, Tintagel.

September 3rd 1906

My dear Mary,

I think tomorrow is your birthday, please accept our best wishes and I hope you will spend a very happy day. We were glad to hear from Williams letter that you thought of coming on here, I engaged rooms at the other end of this terrace, where I think you would have been very comfortable, but gave them up again as soon as we received telegram, the place is very full, and rooms are snatched up quickly. There are two ladies and two gentlemen in this house beside ourselves. If you still think of coming here, I have no doubt I could find rooms somewhere, but perhaps you would rather go on to Bude with us. Mrs Banbury has a niece who lets rooms at Summer-leaze, the crescent on the top of the hill, where I think it would be very pleasant. The Roseveare's are all at the Lizard, except Henry who is staying with Louie at Hayle.

Did you see anything of Dr and Mrs Jakins[?] and Mrs Vosper a fortnight ago? They went to St Ives intending to stay the weekend, but could not get a bed any place, so were obliged to return to Saltash again.

Hoping you are all well, and again wishing you many very happy returns of the day. With our united love to you all,

Your affectionate sister
Mary Adams.

William's letter received, sorry you are not coming this way, but hope to see you at Home Park when we return, and that you will have a pleasant time on the moors meanwhile. I expect Baby is a very great pet amusing you all, I hope both him and Alice have benefitted by the change. Goodbye.

2) Envelope, [AM/1018/2].
Addressed to 'Mrs Adams, c/o Mr Newton, Trelyon, St Ives, Cornwall'. Postmark 'Tintagel, September 3 1906'.