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Case 3695

6. Letter from Miss Faulkner 27 March 1898

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Lambard St.
Newark 27 March 1898

Dear Mr. Rudolf,

In reply to yours of the 25th I am extremely sorry to hear that the girl wishes to return to her mother, as she is doing well in Service. I saw her last at our New Year's Treat at the Home. She told me she was very happy & getting on well. She has an excellent situation & Miss G. takes a warm personal interest in our girls & is a very kind friend to the Home. I have seen Mrs. Hollowes about the matter and we both think that if it would be any inducement to A. to remain in her place the remaining outfit money might be remitted. We do not however think that has anything to do with the girl's wish to leave. Evidently her mother is anxious to get hold of her again now that she has had her training & is able to earn her living. I may say that the experience of the Newark Local Committee has been that as the girls when the first leave for service have an idea of the value of money, it has been found wiser to supply a good plain outfit of clothing sufficient for the first year's service, for which the girl pays

Overwritten in red: Please return
Stamped in purple: ans 28/3/98.A.C.

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