Sunday, August 20, 2017

9 September 1904 Letter from Robert H. Wilson to Orpha May Spencer

This letter was written in Chicago, Ill. by Robert Wilson, and sent to Orpha May Spencer in St. Louis, MO..  Click here for other items that relate to Chicago, Ill..  Click here for other items that relate to St. Louis, MO..  Click here for the private collection of Orpha and Robert.

             CHICAGO, ILL
                     SEP 9
            LAKE VIEW STA.  

Miss Orpha Spencer
6158 Ella Ave
St Louis

                                    Sept 9/04
My Dearest Orpha i
am Sorry to hear
that you have them
old Head Aches a gain
and hope it they dont
Stay long,   Dearest my
Boils are about gone
they dont bother
me now they was
not very big ones
big enough to Suit
me, i sapose Your
Aunt Marry Said hard
things a bout me

for not going to
See her i would
have called on her
but Hattie thought
i had better not
i did see Nate and
talk with him but
i did not Say
aney thing to him
about wanting to
come back i never
worked aney place
yet that i could
not get back if
i cared to go.
Sweete heart i am
ancious to hear
from Mr Berry i
hope he dont keepe

me waiting long
for an answer
i feel lonesome to
night how i wish
i was with you
at this time i
would feal moor
contented to be
with you i dont
go out mutch i
think that makes
the time drage
and i get lonesome
how glad i will
be when i get
back with you
then the time
will not drage
so we will not have

time to get lonesome
i think July (Julius- Orpha's brother) is
doing fine making
sutch big Pays it
will take all of
my pay to pay
Rays and my expenses
my Pay is ondley
$35.00 not as big
as Julys pay will
have a pay this
time then he will
pay me back then
i will have a start
to save some

           Part 2
if i dont come
to St Louis be
for that time
as i hope i will
i will send you
what i can spaire
i hope it will
not be long be
for i can come
to you i dont
want to Stay in
Chicago very long
for i dont like
it hear i would
have to have an
Extra good possiton
to keepe me hear
i would for rather
be in New York

than Chicago no
place will Suit
me until i See
California Sweete
heart i will close
now and go to
bed Love and Kisses
to you and best
wishes to all
from Your Bob

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