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Letters from Nellie Nelson

Nellie August 1st, 1943

Summer Heat, 1943

Summer Heat, 1943

“My Dear Little J & J,

Boy oh boy its hot today. Milly and I baked 2 kinds of cookies as we expect company Mon nite on No 5. Charley and Jennie are coming. He has a weeks vacation. I dont know how long they expect to stay. Milly is having a party for Susan Tues. so her grandma and grandpa Ward will be here to.

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Nellie July 19th, 1943

Trout Fishing

Trout Fishing

“Dearest J & J,

Its 11:45 Sun nite and I’m sitting in bed writing letters. I got Susan rolling around the bed. Shes telling stories to herself. I never seen such a youngster. Shes never sleepy. She doesnt miss her mother at tall. Shes asked for her only twice. Hope Milly is having a good time there.

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Nellie July 12th, 1943

Minnesota Fishing

Minnesota Fishing

“Dear Kiddos,

Rec’d your letter. I really am ashamed I didnt write a word last week but (believe it or not) when Winnie is around one cant write as she was on the go all the time and wanted me with her. So I wanted her to have a good time on her vacation.

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Nellie June 16th, 1943

Johnson's Floor Wax

Johnson's Floor Wax

“Dear Kids,

Well here I am again. Today has been a big day for me. I washed the floors upstairs and waxed them and wax my downstairs floor but the three kitchens am waxing them Saturday and wash doilies, some curtains and also been out in the garden besides. So I’m tired tonite.

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