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6/27/1924 Girls are awful expensive ain’t they

Say, out of a perfectly wonderfully clear sky it started pouring down rain – Does it do that in El Campo? June 17, 1924 Dear Fred Were you a trifle disappointed because you didn’t get a letter from me today? Forgive me, Fred. I really intended to write, but I just didn’t. There’s no excuse. […]

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6/16/1924 I simply must cease this chatter

6-16-24 Monday Read other letters first. Dearest big sweetheart. I received that precious little ring case this morning. I just love it so, because it was just typical of you. I appreciate it more than I can ever, ever, ever tell you. Thank you so much, dear. I’ll give you a very sweet one (????) […]

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6/15/1924 looking at this glorious moon now

Sunday Let me know eggs actly when you get in and I might be able to meet u! Hi there old skyscraper! (I’m a bungalow beside you. You’re the Woolworth bldg! Being so tall, u no! and me being such a small inconsequential himan. You know, they call me Shorty.) So!!!!! After all, there’s no […]

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6/15/1924 donate a box of candy

Monday Someone was kind enough to donate a box of candy to the worthy cause. I never get anything that I don’t try to share with you. So here’s part of the candy – Eat it with my compliments! Wish you could eat some of the chocolates. You’re not in training, and they’re so good, […]

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6/13/1924 I can bear almost anything rather than suspense

June 13, 1924 Cap.n Big Boy – dearest Beloved, You’re way way up north – way far away from Houston and Florence way up there with some more of your kind. It’s a little different from being down here where people look up to you, isn’t it? Up there, there’s so many¬†good men who are […]

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6/13/1924 after the preliminaries

Mr. F. J. Stancliff Boston, Mass To be opened June 13 at nite after the preliminaries. Freddy boy, now that things are beginning to come your way. And you’re “star” athlete in a school where athletes hold full sway, And the girls and boys of the Institute all know you for what you are, And […]

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6/11/1924 Think of me often

Dearest Boy, Perhaps something about the country you are travelling in now will suggest the peace of this poem. I’m sure you could go to sleep on it. Think of me often, big boy, and remember have a good time for us both. Florence On Envelope: Open Wed June 11 not before and not until […]

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6/10/24 Men are surely queerly built creatures

Tuesday, June 10, 1924 Hi there, old record breaking scout! Are you going to set the world’s record in the discus throw held at Paris? Or maybe you’ll break all previous records and blossom forth like the Baylor freshman did! not!!! Well, here’s wishing you luck, and victory. Remember, there’s always one behind you pushing […]

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6/9/24 just a thought

Just a thought from a girl who wants you to make good more than she wants anything else. Remember she loves you and will love you whether your trip proves victory or defeat.

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6/8/1924 to be opened Sunday June 8

Fred To be opened Sunday, June 8 Freddy boy, I can’t write much this time, but I only wanted to let you know that “Distance may be measured by thousands of miles, And the ocean might keep us apart, The years might came and might leave us But still lingers the love in our hearts.” […]

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