Letters from the Past

A series of letters and journal entries from the collection of popular author, Laurie Davis. Some letters from her collection date back as far as World War I

Letters from the Past – No 5

Letters from the PastNo. 5 Wenatchee, WashingtonNovember 8, 1919 Dear Helen and Arthur, I am terribly slow in answering your (picture) Ha Ha! We are so proud of the picture and think it is so good for both of you, but you will forgive us for being so slow to […]

Letters from the Past- #4

Letters from the Past No. 4 Norfolk, VANovember 28, 1918 My Darling Helen, Today is Thanksgiving Day, and it is a very disagreeable day. It is raining, so it makes it rather dreary. I just had chow, but I did not have as near as good chow, as I had […]

Letters From The Past – No 3

Letters from the PastNo. 3 Norfolk, VANovember 19, 1918 My Darling Helen,I have at hand another letter from you which I received yesterday. It found me well and in good health as usual. Yesterday, I and one of the other boys began making the rope fenders that I was telling […]

Letters from the Past – No 2

Letters from the PastNo. 2 Kake, AlaskaDec. 3, 1919 Dearest Helen, I am so sorry to hear of Ester’s death, how terrible it seems and those poor children and the father. But God knows best and His will be done so you must remember and be comforted. It is dark […]

Letters From The Past

I am introducing a new series that I am calling “Letters from the Past.” I love history, and I am a collector of “old things” like antiques, vintage letters, journals, and old stories. We can learn so much from revisiting the past, and I have to admit sometimes I feel […]