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1944 March 11 : letter to Helen Crawford

Title

1944 March 11 : letter to Helen Crawford

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Subject

Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957

Authors, American--Correspondence

Description

Letter from Laura Ingalls Wilder to Winfield, Kansas children's librarian Helen Crawford regarding her last book in the series.

Creator

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Source

Winfield Public Library, Winfield, Kansas

Publisher

Winfield Public Library, Winfield, Kansas

Date

1944-03-11

Rights

The copyright in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s correspondence is owned and controlled by Little House Heritage Trust, and may not be reproduced or otherwise copied or used without the Trust’s written permission. All rights reserved.

Format

image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Correspondence


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Citation
Wilder, Laura Ingalls, “1944 March 11 : letter to Helen Crawford,” Digital Winfield, accessed February 21, 2019, https://winfield.digitalsckls.info/item/5.
Text

[Envelope]
Mrs. A. J. Wilder
Mansfield, Mo.
(in pencil) #5
Helen D. Crawford
Children's Librarian
Public Library
Winfield
Kansas
(postmark)
MANSFIELD
MAR
13
[3] PM
1944
MO.

(in pencil) 5
Mansfield Missouri
March, 11th, 1944

Dear Miss Crawford,

Thank you for your kind words for my Little House books. I am so glad you find "These Happy Golden Years" a satisfactory ending of the series.

These are such busy days that it is doubtful if I find time to write any more. It is a full time

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job for two old people like us to care for our home and each other and no help to be had for either of us.

However stories keep simmering in my mind asking to be told and someday I may try to put them down on paper. Such appreciation as yours is very encouraging to more effort as well as a sweet reward for what has been done.

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With kindest personal regards
Sincerely yours
Laura Ingalls Wilder

Original Format

Letter