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That the boys and; irtrls : -ot : Rlchnibrid:
ftrmly believe* in the. existence'-'and-gobd
j, cM efheart of Dear Old Sarita ; Clause
U well evidoncGd by the following, let
ters which came \ unsolicited .' to thbjDls-i
patch:- :i ,-, ; ;■;.- :;:.;. -y^;: -::u
I>cnr Santa Claus.— l live in the same
place. 1 nm 4 years of age. Please bring
jj, e a Rocking Chair &; Doll r baby. r Ko~
cart some candy- nuts & : aney thin; that
you Jrot to bring! forget to tell .you,, to
tiring me a pair of shose it you- can
I^rbm your little girl "
.^ „:^ ;: theresb b. wjeiiss,.-/ \
' " • 5302 N, street.
My benr. Santa Claus.— E\-cry ; year: be
fore you have been mighty socdto'me," so
this Christmas; IJ dont" want ;so!; so! rauch;;
just lirJr.g- me a-grcat bigdolV baby, most
r ,c big as me and & anything else' ybii
think will be nice Dont '.- fqrjget'ltb.' sind;
it on the train cause I live- in Newport
jCcws now Good by old Santy < -. ;*
From your good little sirl; ,
Mamie Grubbs, •
..: .^.... ; *.- v" ' ' '■; 653^. 27th,; 5t.v.-.--.;
:: "-. !?'■}'• Newport News,: Va...
Dc^ir Sarita,— "When you come to Rich
mond town please come to my Daddy's
house arid bring me drum and horn an'
a hatc^ot to hatch wood an' • a ctog 10
pat him" on his head, an' a ball to throw
loiit so:hobody an' a Christmas tree witlT
a doll an' lill my stocking,, with animal
cakes and lots of goodies.
Come cat dinner with me on Christmas
day. Come soon and you will find; me 'in
1->chl with my head xovered x up tight. I
ani a little boy three years old and this
Js aiy first Christmas in : Richmond, -so
Please dont miss me. Your little Boy,
GEORGE FOELKNBRMILEY,
SIS Twenty-ninth street. ■
Dear Santa Claus,— l will write a few
•ir.e? to tell you vat I want you to bring
•ne if you can a pair of Shose Doll baby
Dress wash stand stockings candy riuts
otrisitias tree that is all. I ask for
From your little girl
' ANNIE K. WEISS,
. • 3302. N street..
f»ear Santa Claus, — Please send me a
"Tool box" Roman Candles Candy "Tin
Wagon and some nuts
I am yours sincerely
BURTON; THOMPSON.
702 Nichelson street, Fulton.
Dear Santa,— l am a little girl" Just
5 years old I live at number 512 North
h'Jh street. I, wish \you would bring me
a black doll, a picture book, some candy
and nuts and oranges and any thing else
your choose 10 bring- me and I am
coiner to be a good little girl. „
FLOYD CHILDRESS.
Dear Santa Claus.— l want you to please
b-:ng me these few things: Large Doll-
Baby. Picture Eook. Games Rocking
Chair Doll-Baby House Gold Rins Candy
'"d Nuts Horn Tricycle. I don't want
much this Xmas. but if I think of any
thing- else I will let you know. ■•
" "~ Your little girl,
NORSK WEST,
; 203 south; Laurel, street
My Dear Santa Claus,— please Bring me
of furs and Table and a Bird in the
Base Dishes I have got. plenty. doll babys
md dont wish for them/and pocket Book:
tarn Candy nuts that all I wish for
from your Little girl 6 yers Old
GRACIE SCHWARTZ, "
— No. 10J4 west Broad street.. ;r
Dct Santa Clause.— l am a little boy
Th-ee "^ears old. Please bring me a
Hobby-house, a boy doll, bicycle, ,-^on.-.
-ocking chair, carriage building blocks
Dureau reins for my wagon.-, mule and
Jh Cart, (boy) Candies & Nuts_
I will g-o to bed at 7 o'clock close my
RAMOS.' '
Dear Santa CTaus,-I want you ' to 'bring
re a Ring, a Pair of Kid Gloves, a Doll
habv a Story-book, and a Game. .;
I Will close, for this time. From your
nttic RirL MAGGIE O'NEILL. .
""■ " ° - 170S Venable street.
P. s.— Bring me a hat for school.
Dfar Santa Claus— l thought you was.
?■• -cod to m* last year as yoa brr-ugnt
m«V«ythins- 1 -aiked for. Anil>lrhops ;
you will be just as good this year. 1 nm
9 years old. I want a pair of rubber
boots and a game of. checkers and a. nice
book and steam-engine; and;. some/fire
works. confectioneries, and anything, else
you can spare for me." ..Yours truly,
■""' MAITLAND KAY; :
Sll north Twenty-fourth street.
Dear Santa ClauE,— Please don't for det
nic I wounts ■ a wagon, shoo-fiy, pre-
Ue blocks, and a gret big rag baby,
named Lina. Your little boy.
J. BOYCE FORD, c
50i south Pine "street. :;
Dear Santa Claus,— Please "bring me a
aoll-baby, carriage, cradle, bed, watch
chain, ring, and a all-day-sucker. .-
Dear Santa Claus,— Please bring me, a
old watch and chain, or either a ring
nd all-day-sucker. M. A.. B.
roar Santa Claus,— Please bring; me a
oi:-baby carriage, bed, chair, piano, and
iher good things. .;..;..
LOUISE HOUCHINGS,
703 north Twenty- third street.-
Dear Santa Claus,— Please bring me a
::■?, doll-baby, go-cart; a little ,pJPI»y.
nd a sugar eag, arid I I'll -De satisfied.
; M. McR. B.
My Dear Santa Claus,— l am a. little
:oy 4 years, and I wanta tool chest, ten-
Ins, horn, and doll Baby, Music Box,
ranges, Candy, l an nuts.
CHARLEY" t-WARTZ,
1004- west Broad street.
Dear Santa Clause,— l am a little, girl,
Just Elx years old. I live a<?l3 west Clay
Ettrct. I want you to bring ni«; a doll,
po-cart, a doll's" rocking-chair,, a ; wash-
Etand. a set.to go on it. and all the good
things you can spare. Your little; girl, .
ELSIE DEAN GILMAN.
Also, a'- horn. - _„
Dear Santa. Claus.— l don't want much.
! v.-ant a ice-wagon*.- a sled, and lots of
firev.-orks and good things.
Your little boy. \
STEWART GHBIAN.c •;:
• • ■:-"■" .913 west Clay street.
■'-.-- _____ . - :./ ' . .;.;"-:■ .: '
Dear Santy,— l am a little , giri,*: 5 ; years
Jld; I want *A ba.bie doole. drest: in: blue,
i Lamp, a bed fore my;doole; i. want a
icw Clock and a home;? bring, me spme
"anfly and nutes. - and- anything, you ;have.
will goe to bed at 8 Clock. My; name
t Clarence Meroton. I live ; on' Eigh
■^tnth gtrett, -. ,;. .
D^ar /Santa.— Six hundred arfd twelve
iorth Twenty-fifth street! I ■:-. want-a Me
iprcES -ivagon, <oot-ball. ■. horn, and -, fome
:andy, nuts. CHARLIE ; HAEKER. ' -
Dw Santa Clause,— l want; a dolbaby,
»orn, stove, caridy, riuts.: and; raisins.
" DEAR SANTA,
"; : . -...>■;.- ;:Cl2;N "street;-;.;
Dr-ar Santa.-lri; yourJ round tins;Xmas^
■!<-a:;e call by i to' see^me. :;-; I i • "ve.s zU ci
orth Twenty-flfth- 8treet;;;I ; -wa.nt^a,^
o'. baby. a/. Go-cart^ a ? i work-box;^ horn^
n<3 Home fruit, candy;;andia.etory-booK^
win riot^aek forJanythln^more^f^P l3^
Mother. and ; Sisters want you to -brliiir
them something.:: ;\Vith lovc^.your^littie
Elrl ». ■ ; "^ "■ 1 ; HASKER. : "
■•/i;- : r^ichmbndr^a. December:- 23/ v 1901^
- Dear. Saiiita Claus,— l want you to Bring
rnea Ring,; a pair of Mdi gloves a;Doll
a »y; Ji storyrbqbk a'Eo^KWagen^aridfa;
■lot of good- things i'-I^livc."at^6l2l'-2:N'9:st
city. ,v ; • , \MURRY CHICK;'"
: , Dear Tant a Tause,— Picas •■ brirtg ime " a
horn, wjlggin, bear, guri, "soriie; r ofithem
.things; what; -we ;Shute^rC; ; ; sumiHaridy.
takes.' waiisirigs; prnir^ gubs. heggons, and
a lot of prittie things, arid ■ wat else -we
liku.; ;
■:•• •'... „: ; , AYLUS ALLISON, vl;
'?"' '''-'-. '' Coves yille/'-Va": . ;'.
Don't forget the pore -children up hear,
jjleas.^ t,- ■ - , '. "\ N - ':; : - ;.;-. v
1 Dear- Santa Clans,— l want" a : Holby
Horse • Reins :; for the Horse; ~ a '■ Picture
,;bbbk,, and ;A.>B; C. ; blocks. |>"v ■.''.>« : .-..''' ■•-'■'•
v . I.wiU' cl6s"e"for this tinie \ "
ro. ■..'.': " .^LOtIIS^COLEMAN'O'NEIL,;'^
, *-. . 170S"Venablefstfeet^|
D«ar -Santa Claus,— l will -\write; you a
letter to .tell you what: ; I want ! ~yoiiOto
bring me. - I want a iron: cooking jstove,^
Tin kitchen set; .'."a "doll" baby;> andjsome
firecrackers and candies aridjnuts.-lVwon't
ask' for much this '•'. tim«. i^hopef you'll
have a Merry- Xmas and a' Happj' New
:Year.~ "" - • \ , "
Your little girl, .' " :'
. f r VIRGINIA^ TONEY,; ;
; No." 1113 -Hull? .;■
;■ ,: ■ *•" - : , Manchester/. Va.'
Dear Santa Claus,— l am a little -boy IS
months old. I want you to-bring '. ; me;'a.
recking chair a /rubber ball; a picture"
booki, pair" soft kid shoes.:. pair, gloves.
I,;won't ask you for much as ;thlsfis my.
first time. - Good bye. . ■
'Your little, boy, . - > ;>- "-'.'" : . '■
DAVID. L.' TONEY, Jr., '■
•'■"-, *...v;r '"■ No. 1113 Hull street. - •
Manchester, ?-Va. .'.
Dear Santa Clause,— l am a. little girl;
10 "years "old I have not been very good
this year I will try and better ' next year
I have no Father; I don't want anything
but a little Iron Stove and some, ;nuts
arid candy all 1 of my toys are good lefti
from, last Xmas.
Your little friend, •
• ". BERTHA TISDALE.
. -.1007 Twenty-sixth street.
I Dear Santa Claus,— l want you to bring
! me a Story book; a pair of Gloves, a book
i bag, some Candy, some nuts and ; some
fire TVorks. . . •■...; ■."■'■-■
. I will close for this time from a little
! boy,
j ' MORGAN O'NEIL,
' 170S Venable street.
Don't forget the number. •
Dear Santa Claus,— l want you to bring
me a China' press a Doll Baby a Cradle
Set of Dishes Table.
Good by from " '.•
-..-"-■ IDA" CECELIA O'NEIL.
. 170S Venable •■ street.
Dear, Santa Claus,— Please bring me a
doll baby, and a trunk packed with doll
clothes." bureau trycle. cradle Now
; don't forget me. Yours Truly.
ALICE RAMS,
; . ] , - 10S Lombardy street. .;
I am a little Girl 6 years old.
! Dear Santa Claus,— We are two little
tots, too small to write our letter so
•vfe asked Mamma to write for us. I
am 4 years old, and Sister is ; 2 years old,
she wants la. doll -.baby and some candy,
I want lots of ; candy and other goodies,
.a - -picture, book. :; ' pistol, . game^ and : any
other toys you can spare, please bring a
heap of 'fire-works, and^if I;car.rt shoot
all of them, "my Bror will help me. .
"""Wishing you a Merry Xmas we. are
verj" sincerely.". '• , .
DENZIL and ELLA KAY.
Dear Santy Taws.— This is my first let
ter to you. *I . will be 1 year Christmas
and please . Santy bingr me a rocking
chair,; rubber doll baby and a Christmas
tree.-/ '■" '.-'■ ' • . '
"Your little girl, " : ■ • v '
. PAULINE, -BAKER,
2022 east Grace.
Old Dear Santa Claus,— l want you .to
take my old Baby carriage back and
bring- me a new one and a .little bed with
two- bab'ys 4 in' v it arid name one : John: j.
want a' big game to shoot over like ;that
bring me some nuts I want a little dog
■what my baby can'~ride v on; and please
bring my brothers some -.boots sleds/balls
bats books and games, from: your little
girl, ELIZABETH" WHITAKER.
My Dear Old Santa,— l am a little -Girl
6 -years old and lam visiting My Grand
ma. SOS S. Belvidere St., would -like, for
you to bring me a trunk a "big set. of
dishes piano doll ■"„ and lots of Candies. I
am a good little Girl and; will; go to bed
Early and shut my Ej^es tight
•;■ Good bye my dear Old '■■ Santa. '-
Your- c l^ ' LOUISE L> CAMDEN .
Dear Santa Claus,— Please bring ;.me a
doll lounge, and a little sewing machine
one that will sew— a great, big doll, r.nd
a ticket to the Academy Christmas after
noon. Don't like . to ; ask for :so much,
but would like T to have a tree. :.- t
Your little- girl, GLADYS PEYTON.
-Dear Santa Clause—Please bring .me a
big • pony • horse and a .drum and. a
US flag and lots of candy,, and. don t
forget sister Jennette and /.bring her any
old thin-*. ' Tell- aunt Carrie and aunt
Millie
My Dear Old Santa Claus.— This is my
ninth Christinas, arid this time your, lit
tle hoy wants "a pistol, a pair of gloves,
ear" muffs, plenty, of .fireworks, .candy,
huts and good 'things :to eat. Hoping
you will still remember me," I; am: yours,
as ever, WALTER E. FORD,
. - 512 north Twenty-eighth street. ;
• Dear Old Santa Claus,— l am anice lit
tle boy nearly .three years old; my ;name
is Stuart Watkins Burruss, please ;bring
m 6' ai train, of cars, drum, -, horn, set o»
buildirigblocks.; horse; an wagon, lots of
little sheep: and cows, good-bye J. rom
" STUART WATKINS BURRUSS, v: :
; '■- ' - 816_west Clay street.
My Dear Oia Claus,-I am a
little girl 8 years- old, and I^wantjyeu
to bring -me a pair of shoes, a .pair of
"glbvesV a-gam-e. -some .fire .works and
oranges % and .[candy v and : riuts. •• ~*JW
hang my stockings: up very close to ;the
chimney 'and will ■ go away back^o ; the
extreriS rear; and retire. V.: lam still your
your little Sirl. & ood^yj^.^ RDi -.
-■■•■[■■■ •/ 512 north Twenty-eighth; street:
Dear live on 2Cth sfani . rtx
years -bid pleas^^ng i me>what^ : . calljf or,
AStomobilo^ cloak ;fix ; say;old:;Dollvbring
cooSove.'few^pop cannons,:, muff, ;and
lurs.. some 'candy, will pray for you go
' toT; bed sooner... . . ' * -
.Your little dagng^ GRASBERGE h.
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; ' r> e ar \^i&&&^*™o&Q?ty T },
nnlv c S l-2 ? years : old ? and t; Mama-i toldj me. : If
I^d riot cry.youEwould|brlng{me|ailot
: of?P^^thingsTSblJm)ave|l^n|^realj
Sod^andU^want^youto^r^srgme.a
S^^SW^BoardSTWo|poll|Baby& *Iron
iS^ill^ppiinS
THE 'BIGHMdND DISPATCH.-TUESDAY. DECE.VlßE^^||pil
Jessamine St and my name Is Lillian
Edleth^Blankerishls. . '
c - > - :. Vi LILLIANiBLANKENSHIP^
Dear Santa; ClauseT^l^havesbecnfafgood;
boy^all^year^^lcthinkrybu^bughtitblsena.'
m o w h at v I C ask"; f or; ; \% I : wwa t s a^dr urn^; a.
sct^of. A.^BJ-jC; ibulldlng^blbcks^and^a;
wa gon : '& -.' horse. ':"i :V. ; l'-Lovlrigly '-. ybifrsl : ; ■'■?;•'•*•••■
• . EDWIN,^LLOYD:GOLDJ&::;
'3lO W. Main St.
I : Dear : Tan ta ■'- Tau s,^-I-^ want fyo.u I to} bring
a niger'Baby -arid ; candy nutsifand good
things.: l too years bld r arid my name ; is
R. C. Gary. ; *• \>
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la little .girl 5^ years old A ;lr want a
little doll -and carridgeVCandy.: nuts Raisin
good ; things -four ; little Friend' vho f love
you; Santa Clouse." LOLA GARY."
r Dear -~ Old ;. SaritaT— Chrlstrrias ,- is -comlrig
arid . I ' mus t\wri te • to ; you ; pi ease i, br ing; m c
a^bHly.;dbat and; ; a 1 - cart ■: and? a < little jum
to : make ; some" fuss wit ■ arid "i a.' lit tie ; tool
.Chest. ...And bring \my It ttle buff er 'Willie.
a;}.wbbd-horse: : arid va; saw .'arid: a';;'wheell'
.barrel arid 7a ..": train !■ of :..'-cars'.§ : -; : Oh ■ Santa
dont' forget •burallfdayisuckerjs; and Menty
of ii fire, works. . -_ -i-
SW e remain"? Your.; little,; bqy^,-^ :: . -" • '
HOWARD ;. and 5
--■.'■ •~- ''...'''-'-' ■ -. ; -• . -..-, / > •-•*;■•"-■'■'■.■■..,':'■■ ..--•.. ;;.■;.", ■
"Hello !" Santa Clause-Please give me
your attention a .• f ew^niiriutes •' Santa: ;,?: I
am a little ;boy, 4; : y'rs';- old ;{niy. ".name" is
Tj'ler Burruss, I live with my dear; Grand:
father ; (C^ W. . Nat Tyler) ;^ Sl6j; W." X Clayl)
arid now I am going'to tell- you^what I
want. v I want : a fire; engine,- ; a; ferris
wheel, drurii," a .tool : chest, , horn.i lots of ;
picture "books, a Stcarii boat, "&a' : Christ
mas -tree just loaded with Ipretty: : things,
please dbnt forget tlie number 816 W.
;Clay. - -jr. '- ( _
-. From your pet-boy, :'.:v/'-;i' : '. ; . ; :.: '.■. ■ : :: ■- .
■ , '•', TYLER; BURRUSa
' . Henrlco County.
-Dear Old Santa,— As -irwant ■ .sbVmany
.things I think that I must write you? two
letters; ; I have written brie and put ; it" on
the: : mantel which ; you got the 1 other,
night, and this one; I jsend'-to your office!
I ; want : a muff , : and ' fur, bbbk-bag,' pencil
box-arid, a lot of goodies. . \ • ,
Good bye Santa. I am your good ■ little
girl, HAZEL SCHWALM.
. . . Henrico County.;;
: Dear Santa,— Please bring me a book,
blocks, bank, horn, .pop-crackers,; arid
some . other -things as you think \is \ riicel
As I "go :to "school now,; I would like to
have; some pencils," book-bag, pencil-box
arid a pad. " .
Don't' forget my friends ; Hazel v and
Jakie; and' those at my. house. I will go
to bed soon. Your- little . boy,
ANDREW TOBIEN. -
Dear Santa Claus.-^-I will 'tell you what
I ....want ; - I, want a doll baby-find 'stove
and a table candy-; nuts rason apple enny
think you think of leaving me. I have'"; too'
brothers" ■ and Sister, dorit four get them
as they ar too small to write from '
CORA GARY,
:;-■■-.; • _.;.;■; No. 1004 N 27; street."
Dear Santa Claus,— 'lam a little coun
try girl just got In from Charles City. I
.wish. you would'please bring me a/little
red dress and : a bag of peanuts and a
little .Accordian and pretty wax doll if
you have It to spare, dont forget Liza.
Frbm'little KITTY,
- .;.." ■-•-. No; 823 N. 27th ;. St.
'Dear Old Santa Claus,— l am a little
girl 6 years old, and . as r I am'a very good
little girlV I am sure you will bring me
everything that I ask for. Please- bring
me a' bigdoll baby that can co to .sleep,
a Noah's Aifc. a nice cradle, a table, a
tea-set," a Crocking chair,- a ..whole lot : of.
candy, riuts, oranges,, and any, thing "else
you think": I ' would like to have: ; Please
don't forget to bring me a great-big
Christmas ' tree. Don't; forget mama,
papa, brother, or my sisters. Lora ; has
her letter 'too. Don't forget to" come, I
will be real good and "go to bed at 8
'o'clock. .'-"' ''' ■-"^■: : : '-: : ''":--'■'."■ '■":■' ■-?■'■' '■'"-..'■ ■:.'/- .
lam your ' little girl,' , , * --"
. LIZZIE WALTON,
. „ ; V.Marshall Res.
Dear Tanny Taus,— l's a ittle dirl named
Lora and I : is 2 years old; I is too ; ittle
to write but";.l: ten tell * mama what to
wite. Pease bring irie, a'-jdpll .baby,;. a :
doll baby tarriage, tome taririy,; and nuts,
and anything. else. -. , . . ;
I's yo Ittle dirl, LORAIWALTON.
- . ... . ....... Res. ; ,
Dear Tanta Tause,— Please bring me a
dollie baby a ged big wagin 'to wide in
and a little: dog and pease .bing me a
perty little .wing to fit my .finger. I beive
dis is all but if you want-;to bing.me
some more I'sefee eas/old; an I live at
12 E.-Mar St. ' - , ■ .? '• :-;",.-- :
Dood bye fom your ittleidirl,
MARY : DABNEY. :
' 12 E. ,Mar.-St. : ;
Dear Santa Clause,— l .am nearly ; five
year old and: I -want iyou j s to -bring: me
• these things I ask. . Please-; bring me a.
doll, "a carriage, , a bureau,;, a little doll
chair : a' table, a ' tea set . an; a pretty ring
Dear Tanta Tausi-Pease bring ;me; a
ittle doll rdat I tant - beak,' be tause I is ; to
ittle bit and pease bing, me/tome-.hoppy
hosties dat me can wide and a whole lot
of tines.; Fse- one^ ear.old.;;:Dood'-,bye.
From V .'. Ji KATHERINE.DABENY. -
Dear Santa Clausal .want -a .tea set,, a
doll, rocking chair, : a dresser; and lots of
- r Yo l urlittle n Sia,H -RUTH: OILMAN.
... - No.' 913- W. Clay; St.
Dear Santa Clause please come, to see me
Arid > Bring me" a nice Xmas tree ,
I'll thank you for a^doll, that .can- go; to
- v : sleep ■---.; " ■ ; ; '■■;.- • .
I still live No. 20 S. Laurel st. -
I; wouid'like'iiny' dbll'to have^a: pretty
leurly head : . : .T.— "' ''■-'''■ i~'' '2'',
Jwith* little White sox and slippers red .
And ..with: little, earings .in her. -ears : .
Trien! •if I can see you I : wiir give you ; 3
'-":', cheers. '^- ; ' . ..
So then Dear : Santa While I sleep "• ;
Down the chimney you -'must creep
With plenty of -caridy' riuts ," and -toys ' "■■;,,:
For you; know," I am all ways in, for. a
;,-: ..noise-;--. •- . ...
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And please do not "for got: the/way ;;;.
Just remember by. name ' is "Annie ; May y
1 1 hope i there will i tie ..; to ; hinderi;
If 'you caiit •: get down •- the chimney
Please come in the; window.; . - ./-; :
•^-■--■•:>-^;:;":".::-ANNIErMAY;ALLEY,V^: > -^;:;":".: : -ANNIErMAY;ALLEY,V^
. ,20 S. • Laurel ostT;
Now Dear Santa come to . see me . ;
I arii just"; as %ood? as Bessie; cari>,be^:^;
-bring, me a. doll- and a little tea
set ..
And any thing else you choose to get -
Please bring me some nuts and candy too
I guess Dear Santa that will do
*A> ; Merry " Xmas to one and all.
Dear'^Sarita^dbriti f orf get ; 'to ; call.-#3^||y|}
BESSIEIiWELLS^I
Petersburg Vai'''^:
$M Old Santa"claus,-I w,uS
Ty oil ' a ■ f ewrl ines » to i let.y ;ou; kno w^w.liat 'to ■
ibririglme. Pleaseibr_iriff|mej af dbiyb^by;;
I a ring. And some candy some nuts some!
bananes. And some dates. This Is all I
iwlll^ask- you* for :■ thisSChrlstmasAj-pear;;
fOld>Sarital forgot to tell.you to^brlriff
me two stcry books. ' Please' don't ' for
lget^"toSbßng|to!^lita«^iStpfJ['s6mething^
Please ;". : brlng i ;--._her. a rag \.doll ; :; a rocking 1 ;
chair. 5 -: Arid;^ 'some 1 candy/ some" S'nutss.soifiej
barianes- "and fsbme 'dates^Ari'dr Gbbd^bye,^
frorii T |ybur."i';littlev7children,
FLORENCE y PERDUE and LILLIAN
rjp.ERDUE, - : - ■
■ ". N0;^1314 north .Twenty-third street. ;
Santaj^-I "am; a little : girl riearly^4
j'e'arsV;. am*:^a/rgbod i girl^'Please "i bring ime\
a^dbll^baby^with. hat; arid ;redvdress*;bri^
atrockirig7chair;to]r^^lriiy*.bab^iri^a^tea;
set caridy^ and ■ nuts arid • piano ■ I ; ; will ; go
.to *.b"cd\ early. . ~ — '■■
- ; s ; .BLANCH- GREGORY, -.-•;
" . 1101. Twenty-second 5 street, • .
Vt'c.'.fe-:': - ;: .; : ;: ; .;;' J:^'^:"^y^. Fairmount. ;?
7 yyy::^^y;:-yy— — -
V'.vj Dear;- Santa,— l; am;a' realy -' goqdHboy|.7:;
iyears "old; Please^bring;,nie-:aitiri'(wagbri\
v Sleigh^flreYcrackers caridyTarid jnutsi
'Good "rbyo tillrXnias. ~~:£ > '" : l ;r";;^; r ";;^ ••"■.".;'::joi
• . • MIRRIS; GREGORY, v
Oh,: Dear,' Santa come to see me " ■
My|nameiis,slittle'-sister';Marle .. .-; . ..-
They- of ten call me Peck's Bad Boy
I dont care for thatvl^wants some toy's..
Please jbvlng; me fa pretty doll ; v - . - •
SomeCnuts arid, candy ■ ~
•Arid sbmeithing; nice,
Forvriiy/little :dog"Jdaridy. ;:;;/ i '.^V.- - .; ,;
MARIE 'WELLS. ; j ■';
- : Petersburg-; Va. r
?-> Dear,;oldt Sandy ; Caws^irwant ' you , - ;to 5
;Bring.'-rie" the sane ' things Jyou ■ Bring>riyj
■: sisterißut: you Jnust; nark
; tell :nine>fron* hers I^wantjaldbllvjßabyV
a-carige]and stbv'el gbes.to^sundy,;
I'forgot you nust 'Bring ne.sone^ candy]
and nuts your little girl.
■ SELENA BELLE;TRAYLOR,- j?-;
- '4 327 north ;Eighte*enth. street; y
Santa Claus,-— I am a little girl
just 3 years old and -.of , course ' I, .don't
■ckpect'-.much?' but; if "you carivbringSriib;
:what I "ask v fbr)l -'.will i.tharik" you sosmuch;
; I would: like \to haver a set of furs 2:'dolls^
;a : piano :: a "set of: dishes -.Table Cliairai
: Trunk ■ Cradle bed and ; pillous " I■;I ■ ; know j
that : is ' asking ; a ..plenty but Jyou' being- Ja;
dear^Santafas; Mariima" say you-;are =Ir
know I will get them vail 'from your, dear
little girl, ■". ; : '' . " '. - ' , "- ; - _"
: ;:;..•: rose Elizabeth taylor, . ■
. ..-, , . '■■ ' ; 427; Nicholson street.;^:
-' Dear ;■ Santa Claus,— l- am : a Little Boy
:"bf 7 years old I sell Papers . so I ; want a
wagon Boat , R. R. . train Building- Blocks
-Roman; candles .pop crackers candy and
Nuts. ' ■' . : - ; -" * :--- : •-• - :
'■: Your Little Man. FRED H.: PEASE,. " \
■-- ' . v ; ■-. >;617 State street : ; ; ;
P. S.— Santa You 1 * Better Bring ; ; Me; an.
Elepharit -stocking forMy ;." thing l as Mama
stocking is :two small." ..
Dear Santa Claus,— l am a Little Girl
of 3 and a Half years old: Dear old;
sFriendrl Have Been Very sick^l am Nbw ;
getting Better -and Hope to \ Well- By ;
Xmas -Please Bring; Me a 1a 1 Pretty Doll
Carridge and a Lot of thing, santa Bring
My Grand Pa some thing Nice as He
;Will ;Be 74 Years old on the 23d of Dec
.Remember- Grand i Ma-; Also. "- - • ,
' Yours, , MEDORARi PEASE, /
- ; ; : 617 State -street.
'■ ' ■ .;■•. ' ' / .-. . Cltsr.";':
.Dear Santy Taws,— l .am a little .boy,
just 2 -years -bid,' but I.. want' you* to bring
me a; show " nuf billy goat fand a
lots ; of good sings. Don't you peas old'
santy forget my ; tool little, cousins Mamie
and Pauline I will go to sleep real soon.
■ little ; boy, r '■ i ' \ -"; y ."> \ : ;
"*" " ; ; . -''stevb;ahern,- V .
321 Forty-fourth -street, ;
• ".-■ ' •; Newport ' News; Va.
• Dear- Santa Claus,— l am a; little /girl
just 7 -Vs years old arid ;I ;. am.^my
mamma baby, and my mamma, love me
dearly and ; I want you to bring me an
Infant dbllbaby that can shut its eyes and
a -dollbaby bed; and a : \ Christmas 'tree
arid; some: candy . and nuts. . Santa Claus
don' t forget to fill ; my ;; stockings sol:
must bring my letter to ; a Close. Good
bye from your little girl. ■
, _ ;;RUBY MARY BLANKS, \
: .' .' '. . .1101 west Clay .'-'street. 1 ;';;?;
Dear Sandy Caws,— l am a little girl;
3 years ; old I warit you to Bring ne; a
doll Baby and Cariage arid a little stove
I and sone candys and . nuts I ant : never, go
open; my «yes till you Brings up things
arid go away, youilittle; girl,,; :; •
-■-" ••: ■:.'.■ MAUD ESSTELL; TiMYLOR; ?;•
'~ - 327- ".north";' Eighteenth :. street. ■
. Dear old . Sandy .Claws,— l :. ''am, a little
Boy 7 years-old I ani a very small -fellow
for: riiy jage 1 - so- you need : not -Bring, ne
such larges/ toys /you must Bring nej; a
nicelron; train of cars: just: like the. ones
riy. Papa Runs ori .when . he goes out ■on
the Road , arid sone -candy and orriges arid
nuts:, and a new; ".suit of clothes, I ;go ; to
Sunday; scholl -you will- knowJmy; address
By seeing- ny ' too little ; sisters and'.riy;lit
tle. Brothers .letters But; I tgiss; I Better
tell ; you ,-nyself . as you, night; forget'; 327
north Eighteenth 1 you little • Boy,; Charlie
Silas 'Taylor 7oh: Santy , I forgot you : must
Bring nj r -little ;Baby Brother' a new cap
he-is, too small ;fbrZ anything els I say
ny Prayers -every .night. " . : . -
: dear old santie,— l ;'; am a . little boy ' 2
years-old please bringme a pair rocking
horses an a ; hew, 'dress /a ! pair new shoes
a .hat stocking an; some canday ; oringes
an sane fireir cracker I an top , small -to
eat X nits ' I ■ have long Iwhite curls/an pret
ty blaclcl eyes please bring me some tawes
I like^tHemTyour little-boy, \ : \- ":T" . ; : r
GEORGE' -WASHINGTON TAYLOR; „.
' -; 327 north ; Eighteenth 'street.;/:
■ /..''.-'. - . - .- Vera, Va.
: My dear Sarita. Claus.— My brother-has
'just^written tb : you"; arid I,.warit: to -be-in
the ring ; too. ;/ 1 : want a'; nice /strong ;puir
coriib just as strong as : Mag ;. Taylor's vt
a: good- many . dolls; so; will not •; ask'
; ybu - for ; a. 7 doll :■; for . mj'sel f . but would : be^
'glad/ of /a/dolKfof/my^little;^ sister Jand
; a rubber /rattle ■ for /my \ baby I brother.- I \
-.would^befgladibf aipretty ..book,; and: any:
good 'things/; thatv- you '■• have ,Ub;. spare.;
Please ; remember my ' Httle. cousin • Carroll :
: James /in. / Greenville/ South -/Carolina.^ I
i must ; close i now to star t- to 7 school; ;With
: much love. - - \, , . ■
■ /Fondly your little fr., X V\ ./;;.;,;;:;; : ;
- " :> "; v' LUCY CHRISTIAN.
;'-VeTa.;::ya., ■■ Appomattox county. -
Dear Sarita //Claus,-^- 1 am a little-, boy.
fiye^years/old^:-I^live;atJ20O;E. "ClayiSt; ;
I-?try : tb/beiffbod;; but ; cant. ;^/ Will :>you
com« / to/ see me ? r I want ; a 'Velocipede
Hbbk"yand;" i :La'dder, :^ag"on;'^pistpl f i ';.jlotsXbf.
caps and :some\ fire; works;;. ;;That/JalK.\;
• R. TAYLOR/COLEMAN^
- Dear £<antic,— When you come to .see
little- :b^bber^brlrig/me"somejtoys/tbb??.r
arriv three Vyrs/old ; : and] Mammas v good f litf;
tie girl: /Bring; me /a/big doll; 'a/stove;
: table,; ! and^ : a^ tea? set;;/ ; Littlel Sis
;waritsVa^rattler;-;.;That/will : :Tdo.^Dorit
forget us.' ■ *^ : MARYvBj^ COLEMANV f ;
Dear Santa Claus,— l thought I would
!write to you this year. . Icould notiwrite
last"year.?/;'rvwa^ja/dqll;andja^pair4Ear
Rings Ta/Carriage
arid" a safe. I was too small to^write
LUMSDEN'S. .:
731 c Main
Open Eveniugs. '._;:■. _ - .' ;.
S^M^i'.. • ...... V/^SIS
■la.nt year. I am Only 7 years ioldvvthis
year.; | Sol Good^ By i froin """>*W^
'■'Ybur.r.llttle friend- J^mfM
BU N"A" 1 EA.KL.E 1 ENNI3I?|
W&mp, uy . ■ : -4^m%
I^My^bear Santa Claus,— l would lakej^a;
doll-babyi: arid^ a :i, tlollrhduse ;: : ;; ariafe| some;.
ptory^bobks.^arid a wardrobe and;'ajpar^"
■lor suit, and" much s.iy gbod-by,*rifronil
|yourl|littie : :glrtiv.;;;;:;;: glrtiv. ; ;;;: ; ; 'MARrEtBOWEN.^Q
• ■ 700 north Seventeerith';street.; ; i
i|aiy^"pear Santa Claus.-I.want a|doil!
i; and ,a~sat (dishes ar.J a parior siirt ana
n baby carrage and some Vtory ' books;*
tie. girl.. " :•■ CATHLRE'EN£BOWEN,^:. : '; :
, ,' 700 north Severiteenth\street.
11- o following letter was addressed £.tbj
"Mr. Santa-C lause", 1 J North Pole; Rich- t
vracnd, : %Va.'-' v Without?. ;btlier^difection,^iiti
came to . the . Dispatch: '" . ,v, v k *
i^Dear^SaritaMClau^^^hHe«|thinklnsJ
:' about ;yb)iFliwilllwriteiybuXasfew|llrieslto>
; l6tiypu^hear a Jfrbni^me.torrhaveJibe(S^'a|
SgcodJgirlfailSthisVyearSi^amH^nKthelrblli
'^ of. \ lionorl f britheTriinth^timelVi;r"vwaj iti
:•• years Jbld^the' 2Bth '."of^jNo-vem-ber.^ ]'•■;. ■:■■ . -;
J ;;■ I :j th :rk " you Jb> »ght ?|th 6 bririg;i me -;eyery- 1
.thingTJy:ant':3l^^
!"ajs r €t.'bf]fumtture"£fbj-^myXd^
ing : couch, , like mania's., ,
;?':; ■i.i^am'|your. : litt I.e-:glrl,1 .e-:glrl,' I . '- -
* . - - • • CARLOTT 4I< KERSEY,^ :>i
... * 100 Leigh street.
ypearjs^tle ;^ause,-^Pieaseibringvrneja!
-i trunk,^a' dolKbaby,-arid ,0.. siet! of; dishes,;;
arid? fork;? Please our -ba by - sister; a : "
:;brush^tOrJbrushS her/ hair Awith^; I am*a;
"j good ; girl; : and 7 . my .; nanie^iis : '■■■: ■-+: -'Jr- -~l x
-i:v ::- . -■ '. 1' ~ BESSIE --•LAUNDER^;;':
.■ ; -I; live -at N0.^431^ NlcholsqnTstreet rFuiti
ton. -' '
! ; .My . : : dear_[Sarita^ chaus^-I want ;a . doll •
,1; baby "iarid <a ;* pianoYand '■ a^bed '}■ andfsome \' :
'bookstand "a doll; house Varid*;:a^
yjrochingvarid- -I . much; tell youSgobd^- by
~.\ froriiv your" little :: girl, , ;; v;"-v=>v ;"-v=> i^- '--v
"*"' ' ----- IRENE -;BOWENV:;: '..■'-'.[
■.-*-: ■■-..-.■. .- 700 N*. Seventeenth street. -
." Dear Santie" Clause,— Please ; bring : m e a
; : doll .baby, vand; a -stove;,knife' and -.fork,;
set of :a; b. c -.blocks', to speli;sori : arid; a"
iblack; board."- dear; Saritie please 3 bring-;
. Lydia'ourcolard f girl; a> pair/ of red stfioe"
; stockins and: new. neck tie;: l :a"m'Ja- little"
: girl;Varid my name is;KATIE LAUNDER. 1 :
■ I -.live vat No: 431. Nicholson; street. ,"- V-"" =
)■■ bear^SantaVrTMama' says I'am a Bad
:|. Boy and you-wantbririg me any, thing, this
;; year,;; but I "am" going to ;be . real
,: good :: now.' I ; want ; ; a ; Chist ; of Tools : a
Checker Box, /Story' Book, stilt ; of , Cloths;
rGI byes, : Fire .works and any.- thing";; Else ■
; you Choose to -bring • me ; arid .i don't : forget
my Cousins,: the ■'. other/;' Fletcher " Boys.
:j lam your little ifriend. , ""{--'" • ,
: V ; willie j. fletcher;: :r;: r ;
j • No. UO3 N 21 St., Fairmount.
..."-" Dear : Santa Clause,— l amj your" ..: little
'•"■ Boy and I want you ltb' ; bring ; me a:Per
:trole r wagon a ; boy doll -a; ball 2, Picture '
Book; Candy^ Apples,; Oringes and Nuts,
}: and that is* all. -. ; — * '-.'.^M^^M
. j -;■' With 'wishing;: you: a: merry.^Christmas,;
• and 1 hope you wont get lost in the Snow
: Your. little Boy, v : "..-. ?,.. . ;;
EARNEST, ST. ELMO FLETCHER, , '
.'; '-' , ''-1103 N. 21 St., Fairmount.- •
. Dear . Sarita Clause,— l have.t ried toi be
a good Girl all : through the i year and Vas
; my/: mamma.; ■; is', not . able : to) ; send -;you
;. much . money; T this ,year:l ;^want "j some
j stokins : Harikerchiefs and 'a: pair of shoes
j and a pair of : Rubbers "arid some goodies
j and : eriy thing else you" think I "would like-
From" your -little; Girl,/ ■;;;;:::-.■;
: I : i-; - ...lula .aiboßß, .yv
j y- ' ; ; "— ' : .X~. Ho ward; Grove, j
P. r; S-— Please '.-. Dress • my old "; doli; oyer.
-Goodlby.; v : ." „; : . . " \ '■■'[ : . '-y:- ■..■.- •.;■■' ■;
."/.'> 702 North' Fifth" St.
■ Dear Santa «Claus,--As'this is ;the Christ
mas week ; l ithought ; : of- writing ; to;; you
and thariking;fof the presents you brought
me last Christmas. But '; as / Christmas
will be here soon : I will 7 riot ask y'oii (for
ver y .;■ . : mu ch ; ; . because ;; I ;? would '^like imy
little brother to - get : something .too.
Please bring, me a. steam, erijirie arid ' a
locomotive and cars some ; candy? arid nuts
sbme'V cakes n and *■, some \, '.lire .works; ;. I ■■'will
close-by letter wishing you" : will find every
,thirig;jiriffgoodtorder.i My little^brother
will': cqinpose; his own ■! letter; : : I /remain as
ever ybur; little 'boy, ; EDDIB; BAHEN.
Dear^ Santa. Claiis.-r-I f am a little Girl 5
y e.ars^ old and; hope j you /will not : forget : me
■.this". Christinas. ;- 1 ? would ■be - glad;; if you
.would send nic a few nice things -this
Christinas. I want a' doll baby' afcarriage
a-deyil ■ iri,the/barid/ box a ;tea : :set;;;l
bureau:/ doll:; hbuse ; 1 vA. . B/ C; book,; 1
childs . Rpcker ' some : candy arid ;■ riuts \ and
Banannas./ Your.cLovirig. Little ; Girl; .;
EDITH GERTRUDE REYNOLDS, v"
■ ; '■:- :y . ■■/-.";/;/;/-':■- /;■" ; ; /2431 ; Park Ave>/:
My Dear Old Santa Claus,— l am a. : little
Boy; v 4; years . old and the oriely s Baby In
the ; ; house so^please;;don't forget arie:.. I
want : express • wagon shovel . rake ■ and j hoe'
watch and chain, '-set;; of "Building ißldx
■ and ' - a ;; lot ;of ; arid
dear .Santa/ don't • forrget my ,'p Brother
Frank o he > is? lrp; Ohio, j I will r be ; a 'good
: Boy; arid go to ; bed early. .-.- Good'; by.
y= Frbrii your little ' : Boy,;;V ' ..;-.^:? y',, :"■ -.'. -t-xt -x
- :;■ WILLIE CARL FISCHER, : Jf:
. 4 Meadow Bridge Road.
yMy Dear . Saritie,— I /am.' a big" "gurl: and
don't, .wont'; much';-; -please ;bring:meya;doll^
; bay;tteejset,.tiesycle/;rattlerVv tableland -a
muf 'arid . -fir,; "please '•:■;-,■;, bing;.,; em ": erly
so I.cari^sea Vem: :the;nex;;riiqrning. ; ?Bye
. Bye > Saritee." /Come, "real i soon. U From
v. : MisssLOTTIB FAULCONER;'; ;:
' No. 1015 W. Clay St., City?
Dear Sarita = Claus,— l iarri a! little; girl^4
years ■ old.T Will , : you \l please -bring " ; me ''":) a"
pretty dark '* head .[ dolly.". triinmed^in>white
silk^;a ; v housed bobk; ; bab^carrlage7?;irbn
stoyej,baby; bath-itub; broom/ horn:; ginger
snaps, 1 1 and ally day:; succors. li/ And-; don't
\f orget '-.-.: my - little ; brother.^?; 'rFroiri'V good
little'gih; „ COTTRELL, ? ; V
No. 627/ Ni-? 22 ? Sti;?
\We are a little boy and girl so gay, '
:*So: pray; to -our -wants .'give ear, ■ ;
sYbuihave Jcorne Ja^ longhand r snowy Away
'.:To' bring \us Xmas "cheer.
Please;.brlrig;tb;me7a7dolly^dear^v-- _;;- L ;J
T And^ a"/ painting . set >• to ; "■ use : ; next year.
; wants;? a>; monkey .;; bo '^^^^^^S
A great bighorn and "a beating ox. ;
■■':' , " ■■••:: .•■'-■.'l'-'-'-;'*!-".;.-;-- '',-, •;-"" ;: ; .- ; -: ■-'■■ - '-.-'. ':■':■:
.The;Robinson^bopkjfor^me > iwould'tplease^
For I'm gblrig^ to ■ school; arid fhave; learned
to .read.- * . » - .
For : fny ; baby brother.; I ■/= hope you'll .bring
A rat tie h-:-,x and a little ling, V J;
And : anything else that you can, spare.
I? hope' you'll not think Uhat our wants
' ; are,too;many;^;b^:-:^;:. :; .^/A;-^"V^^
But please ibringTus f all j and notif orget any.'
f^ETHELYN ANp^WARREN^TILLERpp
Dear Santa -'cTaus^-r. want a bycicle. I
will'give theltrycic^ tbtLlzzle}r'!hopelyou|
iwilltcbri^VWednes;day:Dec. ; l9(tti';ill7 ! Grovel
f^^My**Dfiifir -Old iSanta,— l "know youiiloye^s
il|littlefchildrfn and you wiS! try tOibrihgl
th^-m all they want, so I will aend^youl
•fa'T-letter. I want a horse, and, wagon.-ia;
sword ami belt, an -. automlble. and fire.
enginge. . Don' t i orget^tb^ bring, some;.
fire works, candy, "and", nuts, oranges^
?and??sobdles:> i Don'tgf orget||my^llt^|
; Cousin. -Johnnie^ilUama ;^ ; ;-:S
Sgyourl little .friend. ■ . .
&|f^?- JOHNNIE COTTRELIi%^
Wm ip+d ■■V9 t *v*^tiitpKtiuUr^secoTad 1 streetTS
mS^& ■ * - '.4tSs:|w
Dear Santa Claus,— l, don't want much,
ju^t a- sle«i and a lot ol pop-crackers i «',
\andrg"oo"d^. things \ to eat. Santy. pl««s^ %
i"dbn'tF/forget? tbrcome to see my ?Mannnal |
an-1 brother Aleck.
r Sar.fr>. —lamtveryiitmalTjijttie |
|bqy,^ justT2 : years \ bld?(l^ant|aTchrlstmas | f
ltee,Vsome'rcaman^papv'nan^;'l^ |
fa'f dbglan*d|af horse cand : waga,7sblbrbtheH \
icarilrfdeTine In. ' "
your.little .hoy. . '-^9*
- :•■:■"< ■ • .'. VV IL»L>IEx • COTTRTjTjT/,' ; Jr., *. ;■
j 627 north -Twenty^second |
, Dear Santa Claus.— l will write- yqd^ai 1
llet^^to^et^youlhear^frbm roe. IJhave: |
ft"6een"y*a '^'gbo'd S glrHeyer.| since h lastf, christj >
rmas^fsbiil^.wouldSlike >*f or'i'you t to j bring ; ■
Jme?aV 'rin^ ; stbry--b6bk > ;; aitrunkTifa | nice | j |
2 box?, of ichqcolatefcandy/f a^bigfTdollf dress'; ; f
l-iri'^white or. gaudy^and; any think ; else; you |i
? think -osrould, please' me. < .. -"• •
"So_ 'Good bye.- -.-- ' .1 v
"v" v /if- '^AMrNTAjCOTTREI^ V '
'No. "527 north Twenty-second street.
s£ -Dear.? old lj Santa -Claus.-rl' ani % going JtoJ
}trySto^b^lia*.gbodigirl,-.:ahdKif i.w^l; ;
IpleaselbfingimeTainiceldolljandj carriage^ «
|^^set|,bureauKtable^Jcastor, andp.tablej jj
? cov6r," and ~ a?3s;ashs tand.'Sl knbwicl ?j am va
f or: right Vinu ch;jj b"ut lif >I Sbe jrealtlj
i good '~i- 1 £ sure^you^ will > give' jthem 'j to; v
; ; me.ul Good : bye ;; hoping,; you willlcome ; a t: \ ■
\royt libuse .; on ; Xmas might.; iWi th ?■ love I ; I
W your ' little girl, LJL.LA.
[ v-j My-i dea"r j Santa ; Claus,^-Tou ibring imejaV
'ilittle ;bureau" and? a 'big itea set,; so licanl;*
i ioy^lt-Sand^avDig fdoll^and; -nuts^andj ;
I ; candy,-? arid .bring , something ; to f; little ■
! 1 " Hawks; ; Tburilittle I: girl^ii '&■ '- ■
; Dear Santa,-- 1 • .want a ., gun,; aj sword.:
: cap pistol; ■'.-. gun/ :hbrn.gdrum,o and !lots.
i of " " caps r and C- fire-works. : Please? don't ;
uforget'your; little boy^?;".>;;Lv.^' ;r^i .'
- , - -jStblson poujetst: '
' Dear .old 1 Santy .—I " want i you ;'. to >bririg.
me a pair o( Kid Gioves. ■ Bracelet^ and]
; a half dozen Handkerchiefs. I am 12 years ,
rold;aridVmost".toor old;aridVmost".too large for toys. ■.- ;
r^lSo Goodbye.'" " „ ■ ■ '-,
f'iFrom.your Friend; V:^ : V:;AL,MA '-BNNISw ;;~ ;
Dear ; Santy,— l want -you: to bring ineja.;
■ Doll;; a_ Ring fascinator,- ; a % :. :Dc ' z ?. ri =
; Hariaker chief s S a, v 'Brooch ;s; s arid \l any thing.:
; you j wain t '-. to ' bring Don' t i forget ; my v. two ;
and a little frieridnthat :cbme to,
■ 'see".me^V ; - ; .s. -~_.i»; ■-..'.- l^-^Ai'.^'^^'-'f. ■'. ■
- ■'. Sb.Gobd By from your little friend,' : ;
':■■■:■: ; ; ;i. "■■•;;■; -.^^ annib g. ennis.
: :Dear :Santa Claus.-rPlease send nic :a:
drum~~(horn,S soldier,; suit.Sguri; 7: andi somej
; soldiers,- and ; "j 1 ots " ; o'f i other nice ■ things.
: ; ;Ybur ; ;iittie^frierid; „. -.' ,- -„-.--;-*:•"
GEORGE GIBSON POLIiET.
. Dear Santa,-T-Please bring ; me.'i >• train
arid.a little, watch 'liWill be a gobd tlittte I
boy '& will^go to.school .everyjday. Dbrit I
forget to come. ; Tburs^truly .;':.. >"-V\^
■ :;■ ■; v :;;' ; ;/R. iBARRETTvJSYDNOR. r':
" -- ' .r ' • Manriboro', : ; ya;v
'Dear Santa-Clause,— Christinas Is near- i
ly ;here ? and I want i you 'to bring, me a -
little Swatch a train ■ and: pocket knf e. ; ; l
w ill be a good little boy.— ,' VJOE-
Dear Santa^Claus,-r-As I am • thirikinglbf S
you? to-night I will write ..to let you ;knbw :
what , I r; want 'i Xfn'as V Please bring me l; a":
setiof dolls furniture -and a doll. :^I .will;
expect you arid you must be • sure . and r
come.: • •" '" -.. : : ■ •:. . "'-■. i
- -Tours Llttle^Girl „." *'.. - I
" " . . . LULA SYDNO"R. : .-. |
Santa '-, Claus.-f l iin; just-; six years >
old . arid '; you - know ;I • ani I like • the balance. '
of; the little girls/ ySkrr do not- warityou^
to forget "meiwhen youpass^^ through : Mid-.
lbthian <on SChristrnas-Eve.^; ;A11" I {Want;,
for this Christmas : is"; some \ Devil ; Chasers .
Some ilSTiger ■ Toes,'; Baby Carriage/; Tracicle'
,Tea :■;, Sett : Baby« Bedstead Fire V Crackers .
• and - Torpedoes;: alsol send ithe^Sariie-;; for;.;
Pearl-S end Some Nutts and' Candy. I ] Send
Brother^ Russell -'■'.. "a-. Drum Send^ Brother y
Eilirstocking^. fuir." of Ashes. .'
i '■{■■ From your \ talkative :.t little '« girl, : - -:.: v
I: i ■ SADX - •■SARAH ■ WYNHAM' MARTIN". %
: ; - , -.' Midlothian, Va.
ll Dear Saritie ciaus,— P*lease' serid me Eiir,
gl: ne ibot. tools >sled .and rDrurii bay
Wakeir^Vheer barrow. :
?;Yb\inttle: Boy : ; ; . : -^, • «- : -:X; ■
■-'•"''■■■-■ ;: -'-".- -.■-".■.■■■'•;'.'. ..->■-.-,;■■_: ■■ , T T?DT TT?: TTT T 1?V '" V
• - -''"v •'/,' --■:•--.' „■,-■■' j}'.v. .■ J * rr 1 * If' bY *-' |^> ' i*^!-*"* 1 - *** ''£5
Dear Santa Claus.-^We Lwant-iyou ; to
come ,to see '.usY : as" usual ; next Tuesday.'
I - would i like ari ;' (express wagon; " a ; bobk-;
bag, 7a J nice slate, ■.-•'a .; ; ■ story 7 book; {; soirie
handkerchiefs, "and ■ some! fire 'y works. -j >I ;■
am only, eight years: old but", mother "said; ;
I iriust y tell you . I h help her Ja ; great |
deal" : and > that you ; must be : f eal i good ~to
me, -,
r i Your little ..b oy ; •■"''.. J ■. - - ■'■■
■ ; V EUGENE RAY. VALENTINE : •
: " '"'--"- '■ .' -~ , " . 622'N\ 23 Sti ' ? ; :
I-rDear- Santa iClaus,^MyAfinerVnas;;been}
vefyVsore. I have\had/an" : awful : orising^
but ' I have tried] to* be ; real r " good. ~^{'_ I jwou|d ; ;
like! for ]ybu ;to ;bririg;ine j aCgOHcart^and^
a'doll;jandCplease fix;my,;bahyrhbus'e";byer|
real ' nice. ;I ) want a oil ll trunks withj^a; |
, lock \\ and y. ■ key rfarid ; : _any;^ thing: else ;" you j
have for mer-V 1 1 / onl y six i years : old
r and ? I ? love 1 you ever ■ so: much, I am ever
your,' litle.', girl. / .'- ■ ... " ",
r ;?: RUTH ' :^A.SHMORE '•" VALENTINE W
■ ■'- ■'• - -. ■*■:•• >. -' "'•'.■•'■' ■'•■* ''*" ' - — •••■'-'•' "-V- •".'?-• * •.•*■■'"•--.• *^:i
%'. Dear x Santa* Claus^i : live at Midlothian I
"sbjplease--do^nqt"fb^et"me ! wheh*;7yoa;paii," : i
through 7; our y village < bn'^t Christmas v eve ;
please sbring?;me : a; StbVe; Devil
Cap "':- Baby." carriage a Mix: Nuts &'i ' Candy.
" Night " • -
•?■ -^M-'Yourl'litUe girl -...-.
'.'■;*- - : ':- .' . - PEATiLr^CARTERVi;p
■- :■- ;; , : .' ;-?-;^^ '.-f : ' ' ; Midlothian; "CVai? 3
■'; ;;." ■:.■.;•/::, ■_..■-. -;.- : ..: ■■-.:-:■■»■• - -•,■"-.;• .•'--' ••'-'-.:-'-'' : r'''" '.-- :::: - '»
; -Dear : Sarita^ Claus^-I afri -as little ' girl
six years "of i age; and ; l dont want much/ :
PI ease ; bring :me a dpi Irj baby, ; tea H set; ;„•
table, and : soine candy arid nuts. ': : . r
SVI 5 remain^ ybur^ little^ girl '■^:)^'/^} :^'-S : i~.i{^-\
' - - ■ " CLARA-: NAPIER':!
1720 -W. Leigh' St." •
Dear, Old Santa Clause,— l dont want but j
rajfewlthingsjthis i TChristmas^will Jnotlload V
you 7 ? down /3 carrying^ sosTmuch ?|f or iiriej; I?
l onlyy?want^'fnice|dblKijg<^^rt,-;?'fnac
lamprlbabies * high - chair,^'and r J infant doll v
very small. * Lovingly
HBS»>" ' .HAZEX. STRANGk"--.)
•: -My number Is aOO.N.' 25 St.- .- ; >:.";/
, -
§DearJbldt?Sarisa£c^^^l|^haw|he;^^a-i
I hope you will not forget xne. I live. at',
500|Nohh1S|St'§sbTpleas*e try atul^brins?
Selfa 5 ! repeatlngFairSriffle,^ eiqgirie§tHat|
iv^ksjjby^steam;: fireworks, and^Uot^^
"cbnfectionaries. ' '" Ever.. Yours £ : /. .~ \
SwyT-pe-ar Santa,— l hope you are&weUJ
Dear .Santa.. l will tell .you
Cwhat V I want 1 ;;.want^. Sld«£
fa?
table, and' some red chairs to go -with,
it and some lint works. Candy nuts «&
; Oranges &•' a. chrlstma«? tree Dear'jSantai
■Claus I hope you don't think that 3to
7mi^|tiutll|hjqpe|ybulw!li^
Ill^ant,^aiy rianse^|s>M^rtle|^orapso^'
li^^|^^^^tt^|lri;f|^F;;:|^^g
girl ?elevea;yearsj old. T wteh yoa wouTdl
bring roe,a;doU^l{h : btecfc balr:arid;b(3cfc^"
eyes>and dressed in red- A plsin «o» f";
Ving.-'nnd \*orac candy ~-an»l nuts, *n« "'
some flrecrackcrs. Please dbh't 'foi^f^njr&rcg
dear olft pao i a n <liixiani— u_r~"
r^ '. Tours "affectionately,- ■
--':-■'., . -.^PEARL./BOUSH.; 4
No. 18 north Twentyrflt»t|atre*tj/ { -- „-;
D?ar Sihta' C'aus.— l am a ■ Httle ■* girl iss&
nine^years- old and will not 'ask for niueh. . ■
PTease-Jbrinpr 'me ft dolt, 'tea set., taW«Mif§|
arid| sornell popf crack«rsV£lfi remains' * your. '. g";
little grlrl. ••-.-, 'HAZEL, \X?XPEERZ!ISM%§i
«fl>ear,}Santas Clatis^-Please S bring me i,*s«ife
lUttejstofi^wdFstov^^fterJtolit^'afP^.Cr^^f
bafeyTcarrlage ?for> P«icli\and I a/II ttte| sst Magi;;
olF^sh'«^andil^cer^nty^^ald^Vlce^*7S^^^
tq^brlngTmeTatnfc&l^aho.ia^Tatx^c^ltpa'^^
! an«lS^
sbme/fnu tsjanft^candsf [instead |of iWoQdi !^n4 f^'M
'owl^in'^his"! stocking:. Don't forget
rde^vM^ma'^land^iiht^pblly^and'iVißT'l^
dear /brottieri^ aha "• sister]; Bessie. " *j
' From your little. girl ' -
--•■ ;■::"! .v iSIAantOBtBIACK:. :
■ -' ' ' 1 425 Dtnny street- ,/'
• " ■ __ . ■■,•,:
• >-■.■'-- • ":::.-•■- -. .- "^'^^f^^S
; _:.., Dear... Santa.- Clause-As* It . *3 time i**l^.j|f3l3
you I Christmas; trees? ab<t £«*
—jlfngTs^oj&lr^/lsh^^
;me}l;.y^tadlilike"^^4rilce^hatfasp^JrS-*C^g
gloves ; a i bobkTand £ a \doll $ arid f anything g}!s:
you Vchbose;tcT bring- me and don*t| forget joi;-.3
to dress my tree. ~._ Your" little girl- "" . . V
y'- : 'i l " - '. ST7SIB ROHXJ3DER.
" 210 r h6rth; Twentieth' T. street,; 1 ■
vl P. .-; S. . ; MyJJittleibr6theri r^Andre : w^^rantai^^
a hobby -horse and a d^l] baby.' SUSFS.
'■l^i-r^—^* ...
i-Dear; I Santa,— When .you = come .it&'ZgßKtggf,
ihouseVV'Please>brins^me^a^a^e^^l.|an(i^^
bat sled ■ a^dfaltpp?that^Ql^hum3*aSA^SE
>dont"forget >11 of that.
I Oh!' Sahtatonr^fire.place T tlsrall'stop«d-tip.
iTVithV'woodlstoveiwe^doiiiot, need .that.l;
But just ring the 'belLand XT^wlllilet 3roal.fn^^p
Andshovr you^were.thPistbcklnir?r.is;at.? r >S;^
LTiOTD FORD. "*- J :
- .-. 504 sou'h Pine street.
■ ,
ftl>ear.: Santa •iClaus.-f-I,. am^a littV I ; glrt^§
i eleven year :" old/ -^ I -live : at |Old fChurcb/^^
-Hanover :Co; ~Ya. ■'.;l; ; want|'y'ou to,brlnjirrn»&
a nlbum. baby.-carriajre. .'ajprettyiplcture,
and a! lot. of . cbrifectlbnariea-^AndiObSw,^^
. I>ear Santa datjs,— l .thought T- would ;■>
write to. you< and -let you/know '.wßat t '; :-. J .
Avant you brinsr :me .;l- ■ wart, a gains ;»j>:«::
-sold! er4 suit ;iwith- s -au Sttn. % and{[a.V;^tc>Ea-f '>^^p
book and plenty of candy.and of nut 3. .
... : From your little boy, " ■ ".'
' CARLiYXB^OHI^EJDEER.-
210 jiorth ■Twentieth, streets , '
• . .
.Claus.- t -I^am in,^little -girt^-^
I and :^wfTl .not 'ask f or/mucli. , Please^br! n a . - •
.me a \ large doll, "some -games, a pall*
of ! kid gloves, a'ridja: boolr. So good-bye. ;
;>.: ■ ffrom yo'irj friend. L ~7v
v: ■ •• ~. ' ."' * *** ' * V :LOTTIE I*'KOPP. • • ■■
. ■- : Comorn, King. Jeo Co/Va.
Dear Santa.— Just - write'i to ask - you '\ t& -; '
bring me ; some;nlce -things^at Christmas -^
T; am ;TailitUe^bbyJivine near the_ Potomac
rivpr and'^he only, child In .the family.
-7i : willthahk/you r for any. thins you can
bring me. •''-': Good "by. -.. , . ■ .. "
/>= ,^\ ; ; CECIL.;A. BTLJ^IXGffLET. - V
-, Dear, Santa Claus: ,
'As^.Christmas i is approaching- : .. ■..■■■,-■■. : ,
'Arid ; all the girls; around -' '- ■'
Are sending in their : le tters
For 'r. toys and games * and gowns, .■ :
I '; thought that : : l .would iwrite you : -
(That " you. * my- wants, .could see, . . ■
And-^not forget toibring aT/ew
sOf^Vyour^ good "things, to me. -
Firsts bring; me, Santa, Dear, a baby ; .
• „' . ; and ■ a^cradle",
,A go-cart, candy, nuts, and cakes, ;,' :- '^.
A! , rockihg-cliair and \table,
I want a new. pair .:• of ;
: And nice, red; garters, too,- ,".'-,-. .>■
; With:- buckles on. them;-If ;you can.
; ; And bows -of red "or 'blue.
'And,, lf Ido not ask t too much
,AY flannel skirt lor two, !\ , / '
So when I'm but so late at night, v .-
My skin won't get so blue. '• , ■
■And^ Santa;;dearv:railike to -have
-A-:ribbbn.for.inyhalr, -
And don't forget that of shoes ' " „_, .
Just one pair. will do, . \ _ •- \"
For there are ": other; things I want
And so won't ask for two.
:I would 7 " like" to '.haye a raglan ,
Of idark,'? gray;.; or: black; . - " .
X pretty,';long,:ne^:fe"ather,-;;,' r " i
hat, ' • it I_r
Andiif .ybufstill^'can aiare .the chan£C s
il-ikhow^twin do, us good- _ ,
If. you, will .dump; us in our yard
A cord or two "of wood. ' . \ ■vft;
:Vrbujll^nd"^|stockingv|reaching - r
; From ;the)rnantelsto; the! ground •
■Andsif.it wiUjnotlholdj them all, ■ _
>JustHpile!;the:;resti:around.: . - ~
.And^dbn't{fprgetutqjmark-It so ; :- >Mf-*
They'll be for Fanny; Brown.
Church 'Hill.
Dear Santa * ciaus,-=-i ; : want a Desk^Bea^;|^?
reau 'and apairrof shoes :fbr^myVbabyrs^g||
that all ; I ■. want. r ;^And^.Herbert says ■■* thT^^|
.he "wants [a : Losapede^Tralny'l h'6ra^l)niA.\i^j|
rHw3e^Wagbnr}Hobki|^'l^dder^t^ifi>p||
!Ball, I :Bat\Guri^lToolboa^Tjlreman''sTaul^%s|
and icandy/aSa/^utstfori^iandithat^Ujtfjf^
and i oranges: FrordTydur jllttleifrlend,
i i - \r:GKACB LOUISE SPAIN.
' — —
Dear Santa Clause,— T am a. tittle girl
I three : go I .toi Sunddyj School ! every^ Suidaa*^
tso'i Please | brlng| me- a
fdoli dishesTtabTe'go : rcart.be"d^o^.'itechiß^^|
I 'and^dontTX orget ItblbrinirlmttlaXchristea^^
•: tree : candies] nut 3 JandfanyS thing ; elselygt^^|
thififc will suit me. I am one of youp -^
little girls. . ,"„-.,. .....'.
y ; r '■ ;L.OUISB ESTEIi, NICHOLAS. .
110-t ilcDonough street, Manchester.
Dear Old. Santa Clarise.— iiy ; little'"
s^ck a Iocs; time ana \
:J haveitofhelp :my|mother.;sormuch;sc>jntj^^
i mam^%bld^^^to|j^te^alSd;;( aske ;.i you' ■ •-
i? wnivyouiplease!ibringr|ine vMbthierTdoll I^*^^
?fant« doll ybed;fcastor.S pop" :cra,ckerM«ua^p
fdieii and i any ; you ; have ' to- Spa(r»^
idontSfbrg^lmy^islct^bmei^land^ft^^g
r sister;! mahiria'", papa I stn one fo your-j
ifame little girls, -
" '". MAT,? GER.TRUDB .iNICHOIiAS. _
1104 McDbnough r stf eet;' Manchester.-.Va.
■' - -
Bear Santa Clause.-t !ive on Chmcifcjg
Plill but you must comc^overshere-' I
tlfant, a, large j swinging v hf»rse and a -.bj^|^
Sbobk fandjli 1 pairfof aTjeinfjabrn |and I MTO9 j|^
fire work so don't forget; where": l live .
'"and^come * to''" ; see- meTgood|bylyburiSoo<t^
fbpyV^- r ■ " LI>TVVOOp^(CRqWE:
SDear|Sar.tr. C!au3^^?ara*£a tittle 'boyj^
rine years o?«l ami -1.-wouldI .-would like you to - :
bring Me a Drtim-a tire ensrlne a hook ' »
?as3:lr.aJor a wugbn a rocket-^Hor3*fi£f|f
: :firemah'3Tsuitia^hoses(rattjSo!gb6drby^ ; |-jig;
'_ -v KB north Sixth street. ;
, .- ■-, '
'^DearJSaja^^^^^li^KiSttliiiiadltha.^
ts tim^'Jfb^ybuUbvcbmera^nisoYllwant^
T;^ \ OX ' 10^ tmM
! ! __?<fr4llfl»__'<-'-' " - '• >% *P
i i — ■ — — — — _£, $
ill WlfiiSißiMiß

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