1934 Courtship Letters

Lyndon: Oct. 8-14

Letter, 10/8/34

LBJ describes his dinner with Maury [Maverick], George Green, and Ralph Cameron.  He comments on the sweetest letter Lady Bird has ever written, his mother's letter about choosing a wife, and a letter from "Mr. Dick" [Congressman Kleberg] saying he is coming to town.  LBJ mentions Lady Bird's trip to Dallas and says he wishes he could be with her. Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.


Letter, 10/10/34

LBJ writes that he has the flu and wishes Lady Bird were there to nurse him. Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.


Letter, 10/11/34

LBJ writes that he is still sick and if he isn't better by afternoon will call a doctor.  He thanks Lady Bird for her letter and wire. Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.


Letter, 10/14/34

LBJ  expresses disappointment after his phone conversation with Lady Bird a day earlier.  He says he wrote Lady Bird a long letter but decided not to mail it.  He describes going out with friends despite still being sick and says Gene [Latimer] now has his flu.  LBJ comments on Lady Bird's trip to Dallas, wishing he had been there.  He asks her to return the clippings, proofs, and ranch pictures he sent.  He says he will not write as often or as "silly" but will continue to love her. Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.