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Letters to Santa Claus From the December 18, 1919 Jerseyville Republican. Thanks to Jersey County Historical Society and Marty Crull.

Fieldon, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little boy who attends school in Rosedale. I have no papa. He died just a few months ago. So I won’t ask for much thisyear, just a toy gun and some oranges. Your little friend, Robert GRETHER

Grafton, Dec. 4, 1919
Dear Santa: I want you to bring me a jumping jack, a set of marbles and a real good sled. From Howard REED

Dear Santa: I am a little boy eight years old and I want you to bring me a sled and a wagon and some oranges and candy. Fill my stockens from the bottom to the top. From James L. CRULL

Jerseyville, Illinois
Dear Santa Claus: How are you with all your kindness will you be kindto me. I want a cupoard and middy and some candy and oranges. Do notforget Papa. Good by. Yours truly, Anna BURG. Do not forget Henry.

Jerseyville, Illinois
Dear Santa Claus: How are you of all your kindness if you will be kind to me I want a cupboard and a middy and some candy and oranges and that will be all. Do not forget mamma. Good by. Yours truly, Della BURG.

Fieldon, Illinois Dec. 3,
Dear Santa: I am a little girl from Rosedale school. I would like foryou to bring me some candy, oranges, peanuts and a package of chumangum and a tamshamer and a hair ribbon. Your little girl, Sarah A. PHIPPS

Grafton, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little girl from Rosedale school. I would like foryou to bring me a rubber doll, some chewing gum, bring my brother a tool box and oranges, bananas and nuts. From your little friends, Hazel DAVENPORT.

Delhi, Illinois Dec. 15, 1919
Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a doll and a stove and a ribbon. And don’t forget Grandpa HEFFRON and Uncle Frank Flynn. Your little friend, Helen FLYNN

Delhi, Illinois Dec. 15, 1919
Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a little wagon and a tricycle. Anddon’t forget little Loretta HOWE and Maurice FLYNN.

Fieldon, Illinois, R. R. 3
Dear Santa: I want a doll for Christmas. I saw one I liked. She is 20 1/4 inches tall. She has sleepy eyes and has a ribbon on her hair. You send a cap with her and I want a doll bed. It is 30 inches long and 15 inches wide. And I want a trunk and I want a baby buggy. I want a straw buggy. If you can not get the buggy and the trunk you get the doll and the bed. Everything is so high that I would send for so much. Will you bring me a little telephone. From Vera Floy LOWE. You be sure and bring the doll and bed.

Fieldon, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little girl from Rosedale school. I ask for a dolland a set of dishes, bye, bye. From Emma BRADLEY

Dear Santa: I am a little girl from Rosedale school. I ask for arattlebox, a rubber doll and a pair of hair ribbons. Some bananasplease. I am your little friend, Bernice Estella CRULL

Grafton, Dec. 4, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little girl three years old. I ask for a doll. That’s all. Your friend, Mildred PHIPPS

Fieldon, Dec. 8, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a very small boy. I want a wagon and some somebananas, oranges and candy, bye, bye. Your friend, Daniel Boone GRETHER

Fieldon, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little girl from Rosedale school. I want a set ofdishes and a nice dress. From Eleen GRETHER

Grafton, Dec. 4, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little girl seven years old. I want a set of dishes and a doll. From your little girl, Ethel DUNBAR

Grafton, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little boy 5 years old. I ask for a train and alittle gun. From Mark DUNBAR

Dear Santa: I want a slip on sweater just like Uncle Frank’s. Pleasebring me a little toy horn too. Don’t forget Paul. Goodbye, Eldon POWEL

Grafton, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little girl from Rosedale school. I want a set offurs and a pretty doll and I wants some hair ribbon and I wants somecanday. From your little girl, Floy JOHNSON

Fieldon, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little girl and go to Rosedale school. I want youto send me a rattle box, rubber doll and a pair of red hair ribbons and also some oranges and candy. From your little girl, Lyda BRADLEY

Fieldon, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa Claus: I am a little girl. I go to school. I would likefor you to bring me a set of dished and a toy dog, fill my stocking from the toe to the tip. Your little girl, Nina PHIPPS

Fieldon, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little girl and would like for you to bring me alittle doll and a set of dishes. Your little girl, Ellen PRUITT

Grafton, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little girl from Rosedale school. I want you tobring me a rattle box, little rubber doll and a apir of hair ribbons and also some oranges, bananas and peanuts. From your little friend, Birdie DUNBAR

Fieldon, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little girl 5 years old, and would like for you tobring me a rubber doll and a raddle box. From your little girl, Emma PHIPPS

Fieldon, Illinois, Dec. 3. 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little boy 8 years old, will be 8 Christmas day. I always like for Christmas to come. I want a wagon, a gun, coon jigger, balking mule and oranges, bananas and nuts, bye, bye. From your little friend, Ralph Edward CRULL

Grafton, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little boy 10 years old. I ask for a pair of gloves and a boy doll, yours truly, Ray DUNBAR

Fieldon, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a boy who attends Rosedale school. I like my teacherjust fine. I want a gun, sled and oranges, bananas and nuts and a boydoll. From your little friend, Lester Warren CRULL

Fieldon, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: Please send me a little gun, top, oranges, nuts and candy. From your little boy, Woodrow CRULL

Grafton, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I am a little boy and ask for a rocken horse and a boydoll. Charles CRULL

Grafton, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa Claus: I am a little boy 4 years old. I want a rockin horse and a little rubber dollie that hollers, yours truly, Truman MYERS

Grafton, Illinois, Dec. 3, 1919
Dear Santa: I want you to bring me a little gun and a toy horse and alittle baby doll. I am a little boy 10 years old. From Albert BRADLEY

December 4, 1919
Dear Santa Claus: I would like to have a sled and a pudel dog and alittle car and some candy and nuts and oranges. From a school Boy,William BRADLEY, Rosedale, Illinois

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