This letter was sent by 8-year-old Muriel Jervis to her mother while she was staying at a boarding-house in Hove.
4 York Road
My dear Mother
Come for me on Saturday. I am not happy here. Do come for me on Saturday! And when I go to bed I cry. I miss you so and father – I am nearly crying now. I send my best love to you all. And hope I shall see you on Saturday.