Tuesday, July 18, 2017

19 August 1904 Letter from Robert H. Wilson to Orpha May Spencer

This letter was written by Robert H. Wilson who was living in Chicago, to Miss Orpha May Spencer who was living in St. Louis at the time.  Click here to see more items that relate to St. Louis, MO. Click here to see more items that relate to Chicago, Ill.  For more letters from Robert to Orpha click here.

Form 65. 5M. 3-12-04                 2881
Chicago Consolidated Traction Co.
Gracelend Station
Chicago, Aug 19 1904
My Deares Orpha I just
Recieved You letter this
morning i did not get
one from you yesterday
you dont know how i
miste it i am sorry
to know that you had
sutch a bad dream
you must be worried
when you dream so
i hope you do not
worry about your dream
i have no faith in
Dreams and you must
not let it worry you,
You must keepe your
minde chearful and
i think you will
not have those bad
dreams and dont lay
on your back nights
sweete hart i get your
second letter to Day
and the card that
makes two letters but
none yesterday i was
a fraid yesterday that
the store was going
to get to mutch of
your time i will
for give you for this
time but you must
not let it happen a gain
          Your Bob

 Form 65.  5M. 3-12-04         2881
Chicago Consolidated Traction Co.
Chicago, ---------------190
Sweete hart it is raining
to Day and it makes
every thing gloomey
how i wish i was in
St. Louis if i could
get my old job back
i would not stay hear
long it just seemes
i must be whair
you are hope it will
not be long when
i can get work near
you after my nephew
gets to work and can
take care of him self
i will see what i
can do Dearest i do
feal lonsome for
you i mailed you a
letter the firs thing
this morning and now
wrighting an other (over)
I feal that i am getting
foolish about you things are
getting in a bad shape
when one gets that way
i do long for the time
when we can be
to gether all the
time, Dearest i had
to stop wrighting the
 Rain has crippled some
of the cars so I had
to leave off wrighting
and go to work i am
at home now finishing
this letter it Rained
all Day and maid a
lot of work for me
Sweete hart i am tired
now and must go to
bed i will say good night
with Love and kisses Yours Bob

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