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80 Years Ago

December 18,1919 to December 24, 1919
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

Santa Letters 80 Years Ago

Dear Santa: We live at Windle. We want you to bring us a tricycle, a drawing book, a rubber ball, a good story book, a doll, a doll bed and lots of candy, fruits and nuts. Harvy, Rosy Neil and Elsie Qualls.

Dear Santa: We are three little boys living at Allons. We want you to bring us a knife, oranges, candy and a few toys, such as a dog and a horse to a wagon, bring Maggie Ruth a pair of red or blue shoes. Coy, Austin and Luccan Sullivan.

Dear Santa: Bring me and my brothers and sisters the following: a doll, a doll-bed, a little horse and wagon, a train, an auto, a toy dog, a cook-stove, a sewing machine, a new dress, a bag of flour, candy, apples, oranges and nuts. Letie Allred, Crawford, Tenn.

Dear Santa: Please bring me a tricycle, a cap pistol, oranges, apples and all kinds of nuts. Please remember me. Rufus Nivens

Dear Santa: I have tried to be a good little girl since last Christmas, so please bring me a dolly that will open and shut its eyes, a little train and plenty of apples, oranges and candy. Essie Gore.

Dear Santa: I want you to bring me a teddy bear, an air rifle and a monkey that will climb a string. DonÕt forget Leo Buck bring him a little drum. George Hoover, Allons, Tenn.

Dear Santa: I am a little boy and I work every day. I want you to bring me lots of apples, oranges, bananas and candy and donÕt forget to bring me a pretty dog. Your little friend, Shirley Windle.

Dear Santa: Please bring me some candy, apples, oranges, a big coconut, gum and doll. Louise Roberts.

Dear Santa: Please bring me some apples, oranges, candy, a pair of gloves, some fire crackers and a lot of good books. Fowler Fleming

Dear Santa: Please bring me a teddy bear, a little wagon, oranges, apples and chewing gum. Eadean Hopkins, Lilly Dale, Tenn.

Dear Santa: Please bring us some apples, oranges, bananas and candy, or anything else you have for us. Dowe and Doris Relle Hinds Dear Santa: We want some apples, oranges, nuts, candy and some dolls. Maggie and Irene Parris, Winningham

Dear Santa: Please bring me a little red wagon, a tricycle and lots of nuts, apples, oranges, and bananas. DonÕt forget my playmate, Brazil Smith. Mack Cole Dear Santa: I want some apples, candy, oranges, bananas, a coconut and some peanuts. Carrie Mai Neal

Dear Santa: Please bring me some apples, oranges, candy and a sleeping doll. Lena Keisling, Monroe, Tenn. Dear Santa: Please bring me some oranges, nuts, candy, apples, a set of little dishes, a doll and cradle. Marie Stonecipher

Dear Santa: We want a harp, a cook stove, a doll bed, a little testament, a teddy bear, candy and lots of fruit. Lamon and Lola Carr

Dear Santa: I want you to bring me some candy, apples, oranges, bananas and a doll. I have two sisters bring them some dolls too. And donÕt forget my little brother. Annie May Warden

Dear Santa: We want you to bring us a little stove, a little bed, a ball and lots of things to eat. Mildred and Walter Eubanks

Dear Santa: I want some apples, oranges, bananas, candy and a little auto. Vance Little

Dear Santa: Mother thinks we have been very good boys, and we would like for you to bring us some fruits, candy and nuts. Please bring us a little wagon so we can haul in stove wood. Eron and W. R. Mitchell

Dear Santa: We hope you will remember us Xmas. We want you to bring us some dolls, candy, apples, oranges and bananas. Vera and Verva Ray

Dear Santa: We want you to bring us a drawing book, rubber ball, a doll, a story book, a knife with a chain to it, and lots of candies, fruits and nuts. Jessie and Gentry Qualls

Dear Santa: Please bring me some toys, apples, candy and anything that you have for me. DonÕt forget grandma and grandpa, at Windle. Bedford Neeley, Springfield

Dear Santa: We want some candy and a lot of nice things for Xmas. Francis and Mattie McDonald

Dear Santa: I am a little boy. Please bring me some peanuts, apples, oranges, bananas, grape nuts and lots of chocolate candy. I wish you would bring me a little red wagon. Your little boy, Cloyd Chilton Livingston, Tenn. Dec. 11, 1919

Dear Santa: Please bring me a B B Gun and a U.S. Tank. Virginia wants a doll and a chair. John W. and Virginia Thedford Dear Santa Claus: I am a little boy six years old and want you to bring me a knife, some candy, oranges, apples and nuts. Gentra Reynolds Livingston, Tenn. Dec. 11, 1919

Dear Santa: I am a little girl 9 years old and I want you to bring me a doll carriage and a big doll, some candy, oranges, apples and nuts. I have a little brother 4 years old, he wants a little doll, some candy, oranges, apples and nuts. Vie Reynolds

Dear Santa Claus: Here comes a little girl 6 years old, wanting you to bring me a great big doll and lots of oranges, apples, candy and any thing else you have for a little girl like me. Your little girl Sylvia Patterson

Dear Santa Clause: Here I come. I am 3 years old and have got my face burnt and want you to bring me a little wheel horse and a dog, bananas, oranges, apples and nuts. DonÕt forget my little brother Claud. Your boys, Clyde and Claud Watkins

Dear Santa: I now write you for the first time for the things I want you to bring me. I want some oranges, apples, bananas and any thing nice that you have for a boy like me. I live about 100 yards south of the post office. Please donÕt forget to call. James Magnus Cole

Dear Santa: Bring me a toy pistol, a pair of leather leggins, nuts and fruit of all kinds. John William Gentry

Dear Santa: Please bring me a little iron, some candy, oranges, apples, bananas, all kind of nuts and any thing else you think a little girl would want. Bonnie Cole

Dear Santa: Please bring me a sweater, apples, oranges, bananas, nuts and any thing that would be nice for a little boy. DonÕt forget my little sister, Mabel. She wants something nice. And my little brother Thomas Owen. Loyd Lee Cole

Dear Santa: I want you to bring me a little stove, dipper and a doll. DonÕt forget my little sister. Susie Ray Wisner

Dear Santa: Please bring me a little toy auto, teddy bear, box of work tools, apples, oranges and candy. Please donÕt forget mamma and papa. Clide Carmack

Dear Santa: Bring me a little auto train, air gun, fire crackers, some apples, oranges and nuts of all kinds. Paul Carmack

Dear Santa: I am like all others, foolish about you, so bring me good things to eat, such as oranges, apples, candy, and whatever you do bring me a great big doll. Listen! DonÕt forget little brother, he wants a wagon and lots of eats. Elese Hoover Allons, Tenn.

Hello Santa! Here comes a little girl asking for a piano, dishes, apples, oranges, bananas, and please donÕt forget my two year old sister, Katherine she wants a Sedy Bear, candy and apples. This is all we ask for Santa. Ostie Buna Gunnels

Dear Santa: I am a little girl four years old and sometimes cook for grandpa. I want you to bring me a big doll, some apples and oranges. My little brotherÕs name is Cliford, bring him a little knife. Avalee Holman

Dear Santa: We are a little girl and boy five and three years old. Please bring us some candy, oranges, bananas and a story book. Hazel and Hoyt Barnes

Dear Santa: Please bring me some candy, apples, oranges, a set of toy dishes, bring Arvel Cloyd a big doll and bring Thadous a teddy bear, wagon, apples, candy and bananas. Ida Lear Reeder

Dear Santa: I want you to bring me a sleeping doll with little shoes, a little table, rocking chair and all kinds of fruits and candies. DonÕt forget any little children. Ida Ruth Gentry

Dear Santa: Please bring us some apples, oranges, candy, peanuts, bananas and raisons. Hope you wonÕt think we have asked for too much. Fowler and Essie Johnson

Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a cook stove and cooking vessels, a tadle and a set of China dishes. Also please remember me for some candy, nuts and fruits. Elsie May Boatman

Dear Santa Claus: You will please bring me a rocking chair and stockings for my doll, a cap, a pair of rubber shoes, apples, oranges and candy. Bring Earl a doll and an auto. Della May Duncan TaylorÕs x roads, Tennessee

Dear Santa: I am a little girl living on route 1. I have been good for a long time, so I want you to bring me a sleeping doll. I have a play mate whose name is Comer. I want you to bring him a little red wagon. Laura Sidwell Dear Santa: I want a big doll, a coconut and plenty of fruits and candy. Anette Freeman

Dear Santa: Please bring us some dolls, a little wagon, apples, oranges, candy and nuts. Ruby, Nova and Vincie Upchurch

Dear Santa: I want you to bring me a bicycle, a toy gun, a toy street car, a train, apples, oranges, candy and all kinds of nuts. Thurman Peterman

Dear Santa: We want you to bring us some dolls, apples, bananas, candy and bring our little cousin Ruba Sparkman something nice. She is here. Ina Ruth and Willie Dean Grimsley

Dear Santa: I want a wagon, apples, bananas and candy. Lucean Copeland Dear Santa: Please bring me a doll, a doll cradle, some apples, candy, and a ring with my name on it. Dora Langford

Dear Santa: We want some dolls, a toy wagon and horse, a set of dishes, a toy gun, a watch, a bicycle, fruits, candy and nuts. Sesta and Dillie Neal

Dear Santa: I want you to bring me a train, some apples, oranges, ginger snaps, candy and nuts. Thomas Ferrell

Dear Santa: Please bring us a doll, some apples, oranges, peanuts, grapes. Ina, Madge and Roscoe Benson

Dear Santa: Bring me a train, an auto, a dog and candy. Charlie Ferrell

Dear Santa: My sisters and I want you to bring us a doll, fruits, nuts and candy of all kinds. Brother wants a wagon and all kinds of fruits. Lucile Jarnigan

Dear Santa: We want a doll, a top, a book, apples, oranges, candy and gum. Duel and Dolphus Maynord

Dear Santa: Please bring me a set of little dishes, a picture book, candy, fruits and nuts. Bring my brothers a wagon, a rubber doll, candy and fruits. Gertie Lee Masters

Dear Santa: I want some apples, nuts, candy, oranges and a toy pistol. J.D. Gillentine

Dear Santa: I want some dishes, an umbrella, a story book, nuts and fruits. Pauline Dennis Dear Santa: I want a doll, oranges and nuts. DonÕt forget my grandma Hembree. Pauline Hembree

Dear Santa: Bring us a teddy bear, a doll, apples, oranges, bananas, candy and peanuts. Cloyce and Cleo Winningham

Dear Santa: I want you to bring me a little wagon, a pair of over shoes, overalls, some candy and oranges. DonÕt forget my sister and all my little friends. I will try to be good. Wilmoth D. Clark

Dear Santa: I want you to bring me a little auto, some candy, apples and oranges. Please donÕt forget to bring little brother and sister something. Joseph Walthall, Monroe, Tenn.

Dear Santa: Please bring me a doll, a doll-bed, a doll-buggy, a piano, apples, oranges and candy. DonÕt forget my little friends. Maude West

Dear Santa: Please bring me a doll, some apples, oranges and candy. My stockings will be on the chair. Mary Edith Carlock

Dear Santa: We want a first reader, a doll, some apples, bananas, nuts and candy. Raymond, Rosie and Roy Deck Dear Santa: I want some apples, oranges, bananas, candy and lots of other good things to eat. Magdlene Richardson

Dear Santa: I want some apples, oranges, bananas, candy, a sleeping doll and nuts. My sister wants a doll and fruits. DonÕt forget Miss Letie Allred she wants a nice husband. Her friend Mr. Woods wants a pair of license. Gertrude Stout

Dear Santa: We want a little wagon, a tricycle, a little gun, and all kinds of toys, fruits and candy. Charles and Jesse Carl Freeman

Dear Santa: We want a tricycle, a little wagon and all kinds of fruits and nuts. And bring daddy a toy dog and ape. And bring mama a nice present. Otto and Fred Peek

Dear Santa: We want a knife, a doll, some bananas, apples, peanuts, raisins and candy. Iva Earnest and Lucilie Smith, Byrdstown, Tennessee

 

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