Browsing the blog archives for September, 2010

6/30/1923 just talk & talk to our heart’s content

Port Arthur June 30, 1923 As you have always been; This I must tell you. I have kept it from you for about a week. I should have told you before, but please excuse me this time. I shan’t do it again. I will always tell you. It is a blue eyed – golden curley […]

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6/28/1923 you feel like you have the world by the tail

Port Arthur, Tex June 28, 1923 My Dearest little Girl; Here I sit, take my pen in hand and commence, to start, to begin, – is that the way it’s suppose to start. Ha Ha Another thrill just a few minutes ago, a long sweet letter from Houston. Gee I was sure glad to get […]

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6/27/1923 just like a book of love

Port Arthur, Tex June 27, 1923 Florence my Dearest; Hurrah! Ike is here. Yesterday when I came back from dinner who was sitting on the porch but Ike. The know [?] that sap got here at 12 o’clock ad instead of coming on to the house, he ate dinner at a cafe downtown. Well we […]

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6/25/1923 no mail for Freddie from Florence

Port Arthur, Tex June 25, 1923 My onliest Florence; Thrills to the height yesterday. Can you imagine what. Well it gave me one of the best feelings while I have been in this dump. About 4:30 yesterday, Jesse, McKean and I were walking up to the house from town. Along came Mr & Mrs Almeras […]

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6/21/1923 It’s like candy to a baby to have you on my mind

Port Arthur, Tex June 21, 1923 My Dearest Florence; Today I received your letter and it was just as expected. A Bawling out. Not exactly that, either, but just a little different from the previous ones. When your letter came yesterday and you said you had a good lecture for me coming I knew I […]

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6/19/1923 A salt water town

Port Arthur, Tex June 19, 1923 My own Dear Florence; Since this is Juneteenth and a holiday I must celebrate, C? Fred Johnson just returned from about 2 1/2 mile walk. After supper we went to town then back to here and made a 22 block to a Rice man’s house. Graduated in ’20 but […]

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6/17/23 my dear little Slimess

Port Arthur, Tex June 17, 1923 Darling Florence; This is the day of rest and we have sure been doing it. Just loafing, day-dreaming and passing the time away. We went to Sunday school this morning ┬ámet a bunch of Rice graduates and several have promised to take us around in their cars to see […]

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6/15/23 spent my time with you in my mind

Port Arthur, Tex June 15, 1923 My Darling Florence; The thrill of my life came today. Almost unexpectedly too. All day I felt as if there would be something at sometime during the day make me happy. I didn’t know whether it would be Thomas here, or a long long letter from my Florence or […]

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6/13/1923 You are in my dreams

Your cartoon on the envelope was sure cute. FJS Port Arthur, Tex June 13, 1923 My own Dearest Florence; At last it has arrived. Do you know I had almost thought were about to forget about a person whom you know so well, oh so well. But maybe I was just a little bit impatient. […]

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6/11/1923 won’t you Florence Dearest

Port Arthur, Texas June 11, 1923 My Dearest Florence; I just got home and was surely disappointed. I had my heart set on reading a long letter from you when I got home, but all avail [?] no mail from my Florence. But I again thought. She had not had time to write as her […]

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