1934 Courtship Letters

Lyndon: Sept. 11-17

Note, early September 

The card accompanied a box of candy LBJ sent to Lady Bird early in September.  Lady Bird acknowledged the candy on September 22, 1934. Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.


Letter, 9/11/34

LBJ writes about their time together, meeting Lady Bird's father, his trip back to Washington and his hope that a letter from her is waiting for him. Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript. 

Telegram, 9/14/34

LBJ wires that he arrived in Washington and will telephone Sunday night.  He is protesting to the Post Office on delay of letters from Karnack. Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.


Letter, 9/15/34

LBJ writes that he fears that a lack of letters from Lady Bird shows her indifference toward him; he stresses that he needs to know how she feels.  He asks her to send a letter a day to "drive some of the loneliness away." Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.