Birthday written over “Easter”
“Excuse Bad Writing
In Remembremance of your Birthday from your true friends
December 9, no year
helo kid how is all of the folks near all as well as coming we have moved to Mr. Wallas place we get […] more at rhea springs […]”
from Lissie McConkey
Sweetwater, Tenn. 1912?
“hello cousin Kate. how ar you by this time. well I hope this leaves me very well. would like to see you all. hope that you had a good time xmas. would of liked to of seen aunt Cat but I could not cum. well Kate I […] myself very much. I want you to ans as soon as you get this card. to Kate.”
Alto Pass, Illinois. August 27, 1913 or 1915?
“Hello Kate how are you all. Fine I hope. I’m all O.K. I guess you are going to school. our school hasn’t commence yet. I got you letter all right. will answer it before long. I am at Annie’s. they are all well so I must close for this time. give my love to all so by by from your cousin Ben.”
to Kate and Cricket from Mary
“Kate and Cricket (Hattie Elizabeth Clower)
From Mary to you both. I can’t fit so many cards in this envelope.”
Wishing you joy
Miss Kattie Clower
“Hello Katy how are you. I am all O.K. & hope you are the same. Well Kattie why diden
you come over here with Marthie & stay all night with me? you must come over to see me I am coming over to see you some day
your Best Friend
tell Cricket (Hattie Elizabeth Clower) Hello for me. i will send her a card next time. i would now if i had one.
so good By By
Be sure and Answer this card”
the word “worry” is marked out.
Cardiff was a mining town in Roane County. April 14, no year.
(in pencil around the right edge) “This is you and your sweetheart Katie.”
“hello Katie how are you all. well i hope. this […] us all well. Katie i hated to heare that poor hatie was Ded. Katie tell Martha hello for me. Katie I live in Ten Mile and Dora is at Cardif. her addres is Cardif Tenn.
so by by anssoon from your friend