Various personal correspondence

Scope and Content

Personal correspondence sent to Lady Rita Mallalieu which includes: letters sent from Captains of HMS Hermione, which she had launched in 1967, concerning news of the ship and arranging for her to visit; two letters from Michael Foot regarding parties that they had attended; a letter from Mike Shaw of the Huddersfield Examiner thanking Lady Mallalieu for her letter and recalling memories of working with 'Bill' (Joesph Percival William Mallalieu) as journalists; a letter from [Paddy?] thanking Rita for her 'kindly thought in coming along to Pompey' and hoping that she will accept the cigarette box that he sent as a token of his thanks; and a letter sent by her grandaughter Sophie regarding a premium bonds win and enquiring about purchasing her grandmother's car. The file also contains a change of address card for Lady Mallalieu.

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