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Object Name Letter
Object ID 2015.008.028 A-B
Collection Fogleman Family Collection
Summary 2015.008.028 A: Letter, to Willie Culberson from Lillie Oldham, dated February 5, 1912. Handwritten, pencil on paper. Four pages.

2015.008.028 B: Envelope, white paper, postmarked is too faded to read. Addressed to "Mr. Willie Culberson / Danville Va. / 202 Henry St." No return address. Handwritten in pencil on obverse is note "comeback / x".

Transcription [sic]:
West Durham N.C. / February.5.1912 / Mr. Willie Culberson. / My Dearest friend. / I will answere your kind / and welcome letter which / I received today. / was glad to hear from / you. Mr Culberson what / did you have the least / idea that I was mad / at you about. I have / never thought of you / thinking I was mad. / I sure will never get / mad at you with out -
2/ I have some reason for / getting mad. / Mr Culberson, I wish you / could have come back. I sure / hate that Pearl is sick / I hope he will soon get well. / Mr. Culberson. Mr. Cheek / is here. he come Sunday / morning. I dont know / when he is going back. / I wish you was here he / is the funniest man I / ever saw. Mr. Capps / and that girl tried to / run away Saturday / night. but made a
3 / failure. I will tell you / all about it sometime. / mr. Culberson. all of / the boys said yesterday / they wanted you to come / back. I told Percey if / you did not come back / I was going to Danville. / Percey said he had you / going his way because / he sent you that card. / I don't want you think / I done that Percey told / me to write it for him. / Mr Pickett got your / Pictures Saturday evening
4 / tell Pearl to get well / as soon as possible for / I want you to come / back. Mr Culberson I / can not think of anything / to write. but oh how I could / talk if you was here. / I close hoping to see / you soon. ans real soon. / Yours till death. / Lillie
Date February 5, 1912
People Oldham, Lillie
Culberson, William O.
Search Terms Danville
Credit Line Gift of Bobby W. Fogleman