Letters to Santa Dec. 1-17, 1931 Henderson Co. TX

 

Letters to Santa
Athens Weekly Review

 

Dec. 1, 1931 thru Dec. 9, 1931

Dear Santa,  I thought as Christmas is not so very long off, I had better write you.  I want you to please bring me a string of beads and a ring.  Also bring me lots of fruits, nuts  and candy.  Don't forget the orphans and my little friend, Dave.  I think he wants a billy goat, a wagon and a pair of pajamas, so he won't get so cold.  I am your little girl,  Ruby Baucom       Malakoff, Texas   Dec. 6th

Dear Santa Claus,   Please bring me a doll buggy, pair of brown boots and a big doll that has real hair, some fire crackers and story book.   Your little girl,  Jean Black         Athens, Texas        Dec. 9th

Dear Santa Claus,   I am a little girl nearly four years old and I want you to bring me a harp, toy horse and lots of fruits, nuts and candy.   Your little girl, Shirley Burdick       Athens, Texas        Dec. 9th

Dear Santa Claus,  I'm a little boy two years old. I can talk and sing and I am a very good and sweet boy.  Here is what I want you to bring me, a tricycle, coaster wagon, school bus, and a song book.  Don't forget my sister in Longview and my nephews, Leon and Buddy Clay.  Lots of love,   Don Carroll          Athens, Texas           Dec. 3rd

Dear Santa Claus,  I am a little boy 4 years old.  I am a good little boy and help mother care for my little brother and please bring me a little red wagon and some candy, fruit, nuts and all kinds of fire works and don't forget my daddy.  Your little boy,  Lawrence Lee Crist          Athens, Texas      Dec. 7th

Dear Santa Claus,   I am a little boy two years old and please bring me a big red ball and a little wagon and fruits, nuts and candy and don't forget my big sister, Dulas, bring her a big red stick of candy.  Your little boy,  Shorty Boy Crist            Athens, Texas     Dec. 7th

Dear Santa Claus,  I am a little boy 7 years old. I have been real sick with the Yellow Jaundice.  I want you to bring me a dump truck, drum, bugle and a basket full fruits, nuts and candy.  Your boy,   Raymond Criswell         Athens, Texas          Dec. 9th

Dear Santa,  I am a little girl three years old and I want you to bring me a doll with pretty curly hair so I can comb it and please don't forget to bring me some candy, nuts and fruit.  I try to be a good girl and say my prayers every night.  So please don't forget me.   Your little friend,  Louise Doyal      Athens, Texas         Dec. 1st

Dear Santa,  I am six years old.  I want a pair of house shoes and a nice bath robe, box of stationery, story book and some fruits, nuts and candy.  I thank you for what you brought me last Christmas.   Billy Hart Dorbandt        Athens, Texas         Dec. 9th

Dear Santa,  Please bring me a doll, set of dishes, a little piano, a little electric iron and lots of fruits, nuts and candy.  Yours truly,  Helen Greer              Elkhart, Texas         Dec. 8th

Dear Santa Claus,  I am a little girl four years old.  Please bring me a tricycle, a little stove, set of dishes, doll and lots of fruits, nuts and candy.  Your little girl,  Marjie Greer         Elkhart, Texas  Dec. 8th

Dear Santa Claus,  I'm a little boy, will soon be 3 years old.  I want you to bring me a pedal car and a negro dancer and French harp. All sorts of fruits and candy and a few fire works.  Please don't forget my little cousin, Natalie Meador.  With love,  Nolen (Buck)  Godsey        Athens, Texas      Dec. 9lth

Dear Santa Claus,  How are you this Christmas, all right I guess.  I am a little girl 10 years old. I am in the fourth grade.  I go to school at Bethel.  One of my teachers is Miss Maggie Mae Robbins, the other is Mrs. Lamb.  I have been a good little girl.  I want you to bring me a doll smaller than the one you brought last Christmas, a pair of skates.  I asked for skates last Christmas but I didn't receive them.  And I want a ball and bat, ring, set of tin dishes, fire works, and fruits.  Santa Claus, I wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year.  Don't forget my little brother, W.O. Gregg, bring him a little doll and a ball and some fruit.  Please don't you put this in the paper,  Santa Claus.  Hazel Gregg         Athens, Texas          Dec. 9th

Dear Santa Claus,  I am a little girl seven years old.  I want you to bring me a doll with a blue dress.  I would like to have a table and chairs and some story books.  I want some new house shoes and a little purse.  Don't forget my brother and sister and I hope you will find all the little poor children and orphans.  Thanks very much,  Mittie Lee Hawkins          Athens, Texas   Dec. 2nd

Dear Santa,  I will tell you what I want for Christmas.  I want a doll trunk and some doll dresses and lots of fruits, nuts and candy.  Don't forget my "granny", bring her something nice too.   Your little girl,  Doris Edna Hatton            Malakoff, Texas            Dec. 6th

Dear Santa,  I am a little girl five years old.  Please bring me a big pretty doll, little tea set, a Mickey Mouse, sparkler, a dial telephone, some doll furniture and sparklers.  Your little girl, Billie Carol Hendrix              Athens, Texas     Dec. 9th

Dear Santa Claus,   I want you to bring me a big doll with long curls, doll buggy, and a pair of skates and don't forget to bring "Grannie" a new rug for her living room.  Love,  Joan Hutcheson      Athens, Texas                Dec. 9th

Dear Santa Claus,  I want you to bring me a tricycle and a stopper gun and some fruits, nuts and candy and fire works.   Your friend,  Jack Meredith                Athens, Texas       Dec. 7th

Dear Santa Claus,  I am nine years old.  I want you to bring me a Daisy pump air rifle and a watch.  I want some fruits, nuts and candy and fire works.  Your friend,   Jim Tom Meredith      Athens, Texas   Dec. 7th

Dear Santa Claus,  I am a little boy nine years old.  I am in the fourth grade.  I have tried to be a good boy.  I want a pair of boxing gloves, a drum, tool box, and air gun, and some nuts, fruits and candy and fire works.  Your little boy,   Otis Moon              Athens, Texas     Dec. 9th

Dear Santa,  I am a little boy three years old.  I do not go to school as I am too young.  I live in LaRue.  I want you to please bring me a little red wagon, a pair of skates, a rubber ball and some fruits, nuts and candy.  Don't forget the little orphans.  Your little boy,  Jack Murray       LaRue, Texas     Dec. 7th

Dear Santa Claus,  I am a little girl 10 years lold.  I want you to bring me a big  doll and a little dresser and fruit, nuts and candy.   Your little friend,   Dorothy Stalter              Walnut Creek          Dec. 8th

Dear Santa Claus,  I am a little girl 5 years old.   I go to school.  Please bring me a big doll and fruits, nuts and candy and anything else you have to spare.  I will go to sleep early.   Your little friend,   Ruby Lee Stalter         Walnut Creek             Dec. 8th

Dear Santa, Please bring me a blackboard, set of dishes and a doll that can walk and talk.  I am a little girl five years old.  Also don't forget the fruit, nuts and candy.  You can also leave something for mother, daddy, grandpa and grandmother, they will be here by Christmas.  Your little friend,   Doris Marie Strong                Athens, Texas         Dec. 9th

Dear Santa,  I am a little girl 7 years old, go to school in Athens, am in the second grade.  Santa I want you to bring me a big doll, little doll, dresser set and lots of fruits and nuts.  Best wishes,  Juanita Tapscott             Athens, Texas              Dec. 9th

Dear Santa Claus,  Will you please bring me a dump truck, tool chest and a pistol and scabbard just like "Two Gun Pete's.  With lots of love,  Stanley Tapscott    Athens, Texas         Dec. 9th

Dear Santa Claus,   We are two little sisters, we go to school at Sand Springs.  We love our mother.  Our ages are 7 and 8 years old.  Santa please bring us a big doll a piece and lots of other pretty things and don't forget our baby sister, Fay.  Your little friend,  Merine and Daisy Thompson     Athens, Texas     Dec. 2nd

Dear Santa,  I am a little girl eight years old and I am in the third grad.  I would like for you to bring me a wrist watch, and anything else you would think a little girl would like.  I have a little brother, he is four years old.  He would like you to bring him an aeroplane and a little train.  Bring us fruits, nuts and candy.  We will be sure to hang up our stockings.  Please fill them full.  Your little girl and boy,  Billie Berti Trotti and W.L., Jr.           Athens, Texas           Dec. 9th

Dear Santa,  Bring me a bicycle, coaster wagon, air gun and a pair of skates, lots of apples, oranges, candy, nuts and lots of fire works.  Weldon Welch           Chandler         Dec. 7th

Letter to Santa from Shady Grove Primary Students

Santa Claus,  We are primary students of the Shady Grove school.  We have been studying very hard and have been good children.  Please bring us some candy, fruits and toys.  Don't forget to bring something nice for our teacher, Mrs. Hamill.  We like your story "A Merry Christmas."  We wish you a merry Christmas.  With lots of love we are sincerely,  Mary Verneil Abney, Willie Fern Abney, O'Conyal Adkinson,  James Ballard, Mary Corley, Francis Edwards, William Owen Gunstanson, Buster Hamilll, Farrell Hamill, Malla Fae Hamill, Dorthory Hanna, Oleta May Hanna, C.W. Head, Annie Hearn, Charles Hearn, Louise Hill, R.D. Holland, Christine Lewis, Nettie Fae Lewis, Ruby Lewis, Harmon McClain, Herman, McClain, Jodie Mae McClain, L.W. Mott, Earl B. Newcomb, Durell Osburn, Iva Irace Porter, Lardice Porter.

Transcribed by Jessie Allen


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