Skidmore, Missouri Letters to Santa Claus, 1908 – Part 3

Here are a few more Skidmore, Missouri children’s letters to Santa Claus, as printed in the December 17, 1908 edition of the Skidmore New Era:

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 2, ’08. Dear Santa Claus, North Pole: Please bring me a doll buggy, a toy stove, a set of dishes, teddy bear and a story book. Good by, Blanch Devers.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 2, ’08. Dear Santa Claus: I was very much pleased with your letter in, ‘The New Era.’ I want a gold braclet some candy, a big doll, and a saddle so I can ride my pony. Mamma says, ‘I will break you up.’ Your little girl, Vernita Ceva Ruddle.

Graham, Mo., Dec. 5, 1908. Dear Santa Claus. I am a little girl. I live in the country. I go to school every day. Wish you would bring me a pair of skates, some candy and a ring for Xmas. Please bring my brother a little automobile. Our papa is gone now and I hope he will see this in the New Era. Be sure and bring the ring. With love, from, Stella Davis.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 1, 1908. Dear Santa Claus North pole. Please bring me a pair of roller skates, a drum, a basket ball, a foot ball and a sled. I still have my rockie horse that you brought me last year. Your friend, Johnie Conrad.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 7, ’08. Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a ring, some candy and nuts, a story book, a picture book, a ball, some oranges and bananas, a handkerchief and a pencil. Now I will tell you what my little brother, Ermil, wants you to bring him as he is not old enough to write for himself. He wants sour drops, a train of cars, a horn, a little toy elephant on wheels, a jack rabbit on wheels, some nuts and oranges, a ring, a pencil, a handkerchief and chewing gum. Age 7. From your loving, Clio Coler.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 1, 1908. Dear Santa Claus North Pole. Please bring me a doll-buggy a trunk, some candy, peanuts, a doll and a piano. Good by, Margueriette Shaw.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 5, 1908. Dear Santa Claus: It is just about Christmas, so I thought I would write to you. Am nine years old and in the fourth grade, and like my studies very much. Will you please bring me a ring, bracelet, locket and chain, and I’ll expect some candy, of course. If you bring me what I ask for, I will write again. Your friend, Olive Ruth Stiner.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 3, 1908. Dear Santa Claus: I will try and write you a few lines to let you know that I want some roller skates, a pair of overshoes, a set of dishes, a story book, a doll and a little trunk for Christmas I am in the third reader and I am 12 years old. Your friend, Lucie Beverlin.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 1, 1908. Dear Santa Claus North Pole. Please bring me a basket ball and an Indian suit and a bat. Good bye, Adrian Hoblitzell.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 1908. Dear Santa Claus North pole, Please bring me a foot ball and a pair of mittens and a pair of roller skates. Goodery Russel.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 5, 1908. Dear Santa Claus: I thought I would write and tell what I want for Christmas. Please bring me a gun, a drum, a bicycle, an automobile, a pound of shot, sled, knife, rubber ball, pair of skates, a lot of candy and nuts. I am a little boy, ten years old and guess this will be all for this time. So good by old Santa. Don’t forget me. Yours truly, Aaron Willis.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 1, 1908. Dear Santa Claus North pole: Please bring me a toy stove, a doll, some candy, a teddy bear, and a little dresser. Your little friend, Mollie Wheeler.

Colorado Spr., Col. 937 Costello St. Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a train of cars, a little automobile and a horn, and a box of big red Missouri apples, and anything else you think I need. With love, Glen Howard.

Colorado Springs, Col, Nov. 28. 1020 E. Costillo St. Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a little wagon with a horse hitched to it, and two big Missouri apples for Christmas. I am seven years old. Ferris Doolittle.

Minco, Okla., Nov. 28, 1908. Dear Old Santa: I use to live in Missouri where you will see this letter printed, but now I am in Minco, Oklahoma, where you will have no use for reindeers, when you visit us this year. Please bring me a dear little fur scarf and a doll with red hair. Lovingly, Viva L. Matheny.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 3, 1908. Dear Santa Claus: I am a little girl eight years old. Would you please bring me a story book, and a water set for Christmas? Please bring my brother and sister something. I would like to have you take presents to any little children who will not have a good Xmas. Your friend, Letha Strickler.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 5, ’08. Dear Santa Claus, North Pole: Please bring me a doll that goes to sleep, a trunk, candy, some nuts and a piano. Goodby, Bernice Barrett.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 8, ’08. Dear Santa Claus: Will you please bring me a doll, a set of dishes, some candy, nuts, and an orange. With love to Santa Claus, Nellie Ross.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 1, 1908. Dear Santa Claus: I wish you would bring me a doll buggy with a doll in it, some candy and fruit and anything else you think would be nice for a little girl that will be seven years old Xmas eve. Your friend, Lucile Linville.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 2, ’08. Dear Santa. Will write you a little letter to tell you what I want. Please bring me a trunk, a story book and a knife that will hold edge. Hoping you’ll bring all of these things I remain yours, Dean Goslee.

Skidmore, Mo., Nov. 30, ’08. Dear Santa: I want some skates, candy, a sled and blocks for Xmas. My brother Claude is 5 years old. He wants a sled, candy and peanuts. He is too little to write but he told me what he wanted. Lynn Phipps.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 3, ’08. Dear Santa claus: I will write and tell you what I want for christmas. I want a doll, a doll cart, and a new dress. I would like to have some new hair ribbons. I am in the third grade. There are 11 of us in that grade. Your little girl, Bonnie Tracy.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 3, ’08. Dear Santa: I will write you a few lines to tell you what I want for Xmas. A doll, story book, a doll cradle, a little trunk. I want you to bring every little child something. I am ten years old go to school and am in the fourth grade. I go to Sunday school too. Your friend, Omie Colwell.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 3, ’08. Dear Santa Claus: I want a sled for winter, a foot ball, a book, and an air gun. I want every boy and girl to get something for christmas. Your friend, Walter Wheeler.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 4, ’08. Dear Santa Claus: I saw a notice in The New Era that every little girl and boy could write you a letter, telling what they wanted you to bring them. I am a little girl and want a lot of books, a doll and a bracelet. Please put them where I can find them Xmas morning. I am past six years old, and my birthday was on September 2. Your little friend, Ada Imboden. P. S. — Please bring my little brother some candy and put it with the things you bring me. A. B.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 10, ’08. Dear Santa: I thought I would write you a few lines to tell you what I want for Xmas. A doll, bracelet, candy, and some nuts. I am eight years old and go to school. Your friend, Alta Stults.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 3, ’08. Dear Santa Claus: I want a box of paints, a sled, and basket ball and a train. If you know any little boys or girls who can’t get anything, bring them something. Good bye, Frank Wade.

Skidmore, Mo., Dec. 1, 1908. Santa Claus: Please bring me a base ball, ball glove, a gun, a top and a bass drum. Thank you for the nice presents you brought me last Christmas. Your friend, Rounsaville Clark.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *