Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford, 27 March 1940
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last night and they were stuffed in the pocket - I'll send 'em today - I tell you, Boozie, this Babee is riding high now! He's gotten to be a real load - I'm getting anxious to have it out with him! I rub good every night, though - I'm behaving better than you thought I would - Suppose Dorie also told you she sent the cradle to Mr. Brinkley - Sot it should look right good when he finishes with it - After I sealed my last letter I discovered that it could be read right through the envelope! These are very private letters, so I'll have to watch that I don't expose any of them! Are you getting down to work yet? I'm expecting you to do a lot since I'm not around to bother you - No, really, I know how much you'll have to do - but I also know you'll do it - (if you don't get in a poker game fist!) Tell the boys I'll send them some cookies as soon as I get around to it - Ask Ace what kind he likes best - I'll put in a special batch for him - I love you - Woman