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Object Name Letter
Object ID 2015.008.031
Collection Fogleman Family Collection
Summary Letter, to Mary Wiley Fogleman from Vera Wiley, February 25, 1945. Handwritten, black ink on unlined yellow paper. One page, front and back.

Transcription [sic]:
Sun. nite / Feb. 25th 1945 / Dear Mary: Well it looks like it is / getting to be a habit, writting, bt as I / don't know about the yarn yet, just thought / I would send you a picture of the bag / to see if you like it, I guess the / pattern will be here some time. I don't / know what size it will be, but if it / is not big enough, thought maybe I / could enlarge on it. Show bessie & Lillie / the picture, & see if they like it. I / have got their hats started, but had to / shop & make 3 Or. baby bootees. / Pearl & Billy have gone to Church tonite, / so Mama & I are by our lonesome. I have / not dressed today, just took my bath, & / put on my P.Js. My back has hurt / so bad yesterday & today too. / It has been so pretty & warm here today / but I think it rained every day this / week till yesterday. / I guess you remember Louise McCombs. She / has been working in Baltimore, & her / Mother wanted her to come home, & stay , / I think her Mother wishes now that she / had let her stay, for she brought a / girl home with her, & they are about / to run Mrs. McCombs crazy. The girl don't / have a penny (not one) & they have to / pay their fares to the show, & they / want to go 3 or 4 times a week, & / Louise is out of money now, so it is give / to both now. Betty White went back to / Washington last Mon. Don't know how / long she will stay. / Mary I was about to for get to tell / you, but I want you to get me a baby / bottle & nipple (like you use) when you / can, & I will pay you for it. I have tried / to get one & can't. I am not in any / hurry, but I do want to make a warmer / for it some time, when I have time. / Mrs. Carson, Mary Elizabeth's Mother was / to see us, & from the way she talk's / Mary Elizabeth had some wedding in / England. She is sending her Wedding / gifts home, & I want to see them. Part / has already got here. / Tell Bobby I said hey, guess Peggy / would not know what that means, so just / kiss her for me, & tell Jakie not to work / too hard. Write me when you have time. Love, V.
Date February 25, 1945
People Oldham, Lillie
Fogleman, Bob Wayne
Fogleman, Clayton Alley
Fogleman, Mary Wiley
Fogleman, Peggy
Sweeney, Pearl Wiley
Sweeney, William A., Jr.
Wiley, Bessie Oldham
Wiley, Vera May
Credit Line Gift of Bobby W. Fogleman
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