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I had a swell time up your house last night with Bessie, Lil, Giles, Loraine, Dolly + her new boyfriend and Lorraine's mother. Everybody is down on me for not getting hitched while you were here. To tell the truth I'm down on myself. Take good care of yourself darling and God bless you were ever you are.
Love + Kisses 

2318 Shannon Pl. S.E. 
Washington 20, D.C.

Dear Bobbie,
Today is Thanksgiving. Things are pretty much at a low ebb with us. We are not having the usual feast because no one feels up to one. I thought at one time we would be together for this holiday, but how wrong I was.

I'm having dinner with Loraine today and hope by next year
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