1934 Courtship Letters

Lyndon: Nov. 8-13

Letter, 11/8/34

LBJ discusses the phone call from Lady Bird when she expressed her reticence to marry so soon.  He closes with "I love you" and "thanks for the telephone call."  He encloses a letter from his mother in which she offers advice about his career and marriage plans. Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.


Letter, 11/9/34

LBJ writes from the Nueces Hotel in Corpus Christi and discusses his upcoming schedule, plans for Thanksgiving and their trip to Mexico [for their honeymoon?].  He writes "the invitations should be ready by next week"  and asks if Lady Bird has arranged for the church in Austin.  He asks Lady Bird to "wire pronto" after receiving his letter. Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.