A Bushel of Candy

The Skidmore New Era invited children (and some adults) to send in their letters to Santa Claus.  Here are more from the December 16, 1915 edition:

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 10, 1915.
Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me a doll buggy, a little red chair and a sled.  I would like a doll house and some candy.
Your friend, Geraldine Strickler

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 10, 1915
Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me a box of candy a sled and some skates.  Don’t forget Zelma.
Your friend, Fred Lockhart

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 10, 1915.
Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me a big doll, a doll bed, a story book and a pink doll comfort.
Your little girl, Georgia May Ashbrook

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 10, 1915
Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me some dishes a stove and candy and nuts.
Your friend, Ruth Money.
P. S. If it snows please bring me a sled.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 11, 1915
Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me a doll a sled and a book.
Your friend, Louise Logan

Skidmore, Mo.
dear Santa Claus. I want a doll buggy and two dolls and a bushel of candy.
Frank wants a gun and some bullets and a horn and a trycicle oh yes I want a indian suit and some beads
Your friend Norma Charles

Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me a set of dishes, a little stove and a Kewpie Doll and a bed.
From Lulla Hall age 5 Skidmore, Mo.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 11, 1915
Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me a new air rifle and sled a saddle and bridle a flashlight and some candy and nuts.
Your loving friend, Charles Howard Sauceman

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 11, 1915
Dear Santa Claus, Will you please bring me a doll and a pair of Furs and Bracelet and Ring and coaster sled and nuts and candy;
Yours truly Gladys Stamper Age 8

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 1915
Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me a pedal auto and a game and a train and a air rifle and a box of candy and some nuts.  good By
your little Harry Lyle

Dear Santa Claus, I want a doll and a ring and a locket and some candy nuts and oranges and dont forget the other girls and boys.
Your little friend, Marie Willits

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 13, 1915
Dear Santa Claus, I want a doll, pair of skates, a book, candy, nuts, oranges banana.  Don’t forget the other poor little boys and girls.
Your little friend, Clara Willits.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 12, 1915
Dear Santa Claus, I want a doll head that will go to sleep and I want a doll buggy and candy and nuts and figs, we have been good boys and girls.  I am ten years old.
Good by santa claus Della May Argo

Skidmore, Mo Dec. 12, 1915
Dear Santa, Please bring me a pair of mittens and a story Book
from your little friend, Evelyn Monk

Skidmore, Mo, Dec. 10, 1915
Dear Santa, I am a little boy seven years old.  I would like a pair of skates please and candy too for Xmas dont forget other children too so By By
Dale Wynn, Skidmore Mo.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 12-15
Dear Santa Cluas, I always try to be a good girl but mother thinks I am naughty sometimes.  So I won’t ask for very many things.  Please send me a ring with a ruby in it a set of furs a bracelet and a doll with a blue dress on it.  good by
your little friend, Thelma May Ford

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