Letters To Santa Claus
    Dear Santa.....
These letters were taken from the Tribune newspaper, dated Dec. 18, 1908

Dear Santa Claus: I want me a train, I want a drum and a lot of other nice things.
Little Johnnie Jenkins,
Bluff Dale.

Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a doll buggy and a Teddy bear, and candy, apples, oranges, bananas and dishes.
Vido Stewart,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a little Teddy bear and a doll buggy and a set of dishes, candy, apples. oranges. and rabbits and piano. By by.
Bonnie Stewart,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a little doll and some candy and apples. Your little friend,
Clara Maddie Stewart
Stephenville.

Dear Santa: I am nine years old and want you to bring me a doll, a little wagon, a pair of gloves, and I want a doll carriage and oranges, bananas, all kinds of nuts, and I will be pleased with that much. Be sure and don't forget the baby. I hope you and the editor will have as good a time as I do. I believe that is all for this time.
From Marguerite Ayers,
Dublin, Rt. 4

Dear Sant Claus: I want you to bring me a grate big doll with eyes that will open and shut and a set of dishes and a stove and a little machine.
So good bye Santa. From a little girl.
Joanna Nix,
Stephenville, Rt. 3.

Dear Santa Claus: I want you to bring me a little doll and all kinds of nuts and oranges and apples and candy. So good bye, Santa.
Little Neena Raby,
Stephenville, Rt. 4

Dear Santa Claus: Please give me a cart with a mule hitched to it and a bugle, all kinds of fruits and nuts.
Roy Box,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: Will you please bring me a bug doll buggy and a Teddy bear, candy, apples and nuts.
Bertha Box
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a big doll, a doll buggy and a set of dishes, all kinds of nuts, fruit and candy.
Lois Box,
Stephenville, Texas.

Dear Santa Claus: Will you please bring me a little doll stove and a doll too, and a doll buggy and bed. I hope you will send these things if you can.
As ever, your friend,
Tina Wells,
Stephenville, Texas.

Dear Santa: Will send you a few lines. Please bring me a Teddy bear, a doll cradle and doll and a little rocking chair. As there are many others
to visit I will ask for nothing more. Yours,
Opal Myrl Underwood,
Morgan Mill.

Dear Santa Claus: I want you to bring me a new school book and all kinds of nuts and oranges and apples and candy and a new suit of clothes.
Calvin Roby,
Stephenville, Rt. 4.

Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a little goat that will pull to my little wagon. Also bring me apples and oranges and lots of good things, and a toy pistol.
Marvin Covey,
Dublin.

Dear Santa Claus: I will write you a letter and tell you what I want you to bring me for Christmas. I want a little wash board and too little tubs to wash for my doll and bring me some candy, apples and oranges.
Gladys Cook,
Morgan Mill.

Dear Santa Claus: I want you to bring me a Teddy bear and a set of marbles, candy, apples and oranges. I am a little boy three years old and will be a good boy if you will send me these things.
Hollis Cook,
Morgan Mill.

Dear Santa Claus: Please bring us a little gun and a horse and wagon and a blowing horn and some nice nuts and candy.
We are your little boys,
Wood and Duane Ross,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa: I thought that I would write you a few lines. I am 11 years old and I want a big doll and I want a doll buggy and a little set of dishes and a little doll bed and a little wagon and I will be pleased with them much.
I will close.
From Sallie Ayres,
Bunyan.

Dear Santa Claus: Please bring us a new dress and story books, some cocoanuts and pretty candy.
We are your little girls,
Beatrice and Bonnie Ross,
Stephenville.

Dear old Santa Claus: Please bring me and sister Johnnie a big doll, a cradle, a Teddy bear, a wash tub, board, and wringer. Do not forget to bring little Opal Naylor a rubber rattler. That's all.
Mary Louise Wilson
and
Johnny Kathern Wilson

Dear Santa: I will write and tell you what I want you to bring me. I want a Teddy bear and a crying doll and some candy, nuts and fruits. Well, Santa, I will close.
Your loving girl,
Ruth Neece,
Huckabay.

Dear Santa Claus: I want a doll and a little wagon and some candy and nuts and a doll bed and a doll buggy.
Bessie Cooper,
Dublin.

Dear Old Santa Claus: I will write you a letter and tell you what I want. I want a ring, bracelet and post card album, and all kinds of fruits and nuts. And please bring all the other little children something. Wishing you and the editor a happy Xmas, I am
Irene Lamberth,
Dublin, Rt. 4.

Dear Santa Claus: Please send me a large stick of candy, a bugle, an orange, a doll, an apple and a small train. Yours truly,
Buster Grissom,
Lingleville.

Dear Santa Claus: I would like you to bring me a pretty little doll and a doll buggy and some apples and oranges and candy. I am 5 years old.
Little Osa Stephenson,
Stephenville, Rt. 3.

Dear Santa Claus: I am a little boy six years old. Please bring me a pocket knife, an automobile and some nuts.
Eddie Wyly,
Stephenville, Rt. 3.

Dear Santa Claus: I will write to you and tell you what I want you to bring me, I want a little stove and dishes, candy, apples and oranges. Good-bye.
Mary Sikes,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: Send me a little horn and some fire crackers and I promise to be a good boy and obey my parents, public school and Sunday school teachers. Your little friend,
T. B. Hodge,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: I wish you would bring me a fiddle and a bow, some rosem and some baby giants, roman candles, fire crackers and sky rockets, and I promise to be a good boy, to obey my parents, my school teacher, and my Sunday school teacher. Your little friend,
Paul Hodge,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: Will you please bring me a drum, a bugle and some baby giants? I will be good, and hope you will give all good little girls and boys plenty of nice presents. Your little friend,
Raymond Hodge,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: I will write and tell you what I want. Please bring me a little train and a little bugle and a pistol and some cakes and some candy. From
Padgett Liles,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: I want you to bring me a bicycle and some fruit.
Your friend,
Billie Hays,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: I will write you to send me a pair of boots and leggings and a blank pistol cane Christmas, and firecrackers and baby giants. From
Ben Higginbotham
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: I will write you a short little letter. I will write you what I want you to bring me. I want a doll and a doll trunk and a doll buggy and some candy and nuts and fruits. Please pardon me, dear Santa, for asking so much of you. Will close. From
Bernice Parris, age 10,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: I will write you a letter and tell you what I want. I want a bicycle, an air gun and some nuts, candy, apples and oranges. That is all that I want. By-by. Your little friend,
Charles W. Baber,
Bluff Dale.

Dear Santa Claus: I will write you what I want. I want a doll and a doll buggy and all kinds of nuts, oranges, candy and apples--and that is all. By-bye. From your little friend,
Sola Baber,
Bluff Dale.

Dear Santa Claus: I am a little boy five years old and I want you to bring me a rocky-horse, a little tool box and oranges, candy and bananas.
Your little friend,
Virgil Bond,
Stephenville.
P.S. Would also like to have a doll.

Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a bracelet, doll buggy, doll bed, doll trunk and some oranges, apples, bananas, nuts and candy. Your friend,
Vada Hart,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: I will write to you to tell you what I want you to bring me: A scarf and a pair of gloves, a tea set and some apples and oranges. Yours truly,
Abbie Lidia
Stephenville, Rt. 4.

Dear Santa Claus: I will write to you to tell you what I want you to bring me: A scarf and a pair of gloves, a tea set and some candy, apples and oranges. Yours truly,
Lena Lidia
Stephenville, Rt. 4.

Dear Santa Claus: I will write you a letter to tell you what I want: An express wagon, a horn, an axe and all kinds of nuts, candy, apples and oranges. Your friend,
Dee Hall,
Bluff Dale.

Dear Santa Claus: I will write you a letter to tell you what I want--an air gun, a drum and all kinds of nuts, candy, apples and oranges--and that's all I want. By-bye. From your little friend,
Mac Hall,
Bluff Dale.

Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a train, mule and cart, teddy bear, nigger doll, apples, nuts and candy. Yours truly,
Conda Roberts,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: I will write you a short letter to tell you what I want for Christmas. Will you please bring me a nice story book and a fur and a necklace and some nuts and candy and fruits? Please pardon me, dear Santa, for asking so much of you. Will close.
Alice Belle White, age 9,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: I am 8 years old and I will tell you what I want you to bring me. I want you to bring me a teddy bear and a bracelet and a sleepy doll and some candy and bananas and a little doll buggy. My name is
Loree Parris,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: I am 7 years old. Mama says that I have been a very good boy. You might come to see me, so I will tell you what I want. Please bring me a drum, horn and steam engine, some fruit, nuts and candy, and I will be your happy little boy.
Joe Bailey White,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a big China doll, a gold ring and---yes, I like candy and apples, nuts and oranges. You will find my stocking hanging by the door and the door unlatched, too. Oh! I forgot; I live just across the street southeast from the new public school building. Your little friend,
Emma Patterson,
Stephenville.

Mr. Old Santa Claus, North Pole: Please bring me a stove, and ironing board, wash tub, doll and doll clothes, a doll trunk and some more dolls and some more doll clothes, a little rabbit and some little eggs, and some more dolls. Please bring them to me, dear old Santa Claus.
Little Christine Carter,
Stephenville.
P.S. I'll be a sweet little girl and be in bed early.

Dear Old Santa: Please bring me a little fire wagon, a little switch engine, a little boat and a drum and horn, a little pop gun and some candy and nuts and fire hats.
Johnny Johnson,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a soldier set, wrestler, clown gymmast, fire crackers and a train. I will close. Your friend,
Robert Lewis Williams,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa: Please send me a gun with a stopper in the end of it; also a toy automobile and lot of apples and oranges. Your friend,
Farris Lee Fears,
Stephenville.

Dear Santa Claus: I will write you a letter to tell you what I want. I want an air gun and football, a wagon, a ring, a pistol, roman candles, a package of firecrackers and some candy and oranges. Your friend,
Wands Hall
Stephenville.

Dear Old Santa: When you visit us Xmas eve, please bring a rubber doll for baby brother, M.B., a horn and wagon for little Hollis, and a great big doll and a pair of gloves for me. Baby is 10 months old, Hollis is 3 years old and I am 7. Wishing you a long life and a merry Christmas, we remain as ever your little friends,
M.B., Hollis, and Dora Shults,
Morgan Mill.

Dear Santa: Please bring me a big doll with golden hair and blue eyes and a buggy; bring Howard a train, teddy bear and a little gun, lots of fruit and candy. Don't forget little Herbert and Bll. I am 7 years old. Good-bye,
Neve Ham,
Stephenville, Rt. 6.

Dear Old Santa Claus: I am a little boy, 6 years old. I want you to bring me a big jumping-jack, a ball and lots of things. Good-bye.
Don Lawson,
Stephenville, Rt. 4.

Dear Santa Claus: I, too, want you to visit our home Xmas and leave lots of nice things; won't you, please? I want a gun, a ball, some fireworks, candies, fruits and nuts. I believe that is all for me, but you must not forget mamma and the rest. Good-bye, Santa. Your little friend,
Alfred Lawson
Stephenville, Rt 4.

Dear Old Santa: I am writing you a few lines. I am a little girl, 10 years. I want you to visit my home Xmas eve night and leave in my stocking, which will be hanging by the chimney, a large doll and a little buggy for her, a little stove, a story book and other nice things, such as candies, fruits and nuts; and don't forget little brother, and leave in his stocking some A B C blocks, a ball, a jumping-jack, some roman candles. I must close as there are other little children. Now don't forget us, please. I close with love to you. Your little friend,
Mary Lawson,
Stephenville, Rt. 4

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