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Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford, 13 July 1939

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I remembered that I should have written Mrs. Causey, so I did, before we left Franklin - I'm enclosing her acknowledgement and also Brooks note about the waffle-iron - Your letter written Sunday finally came today - I declare, I'm just not coming down here any more without you! - You're too hard to keep up with - You didn't write Saturday - did you forget? You see, you've spoiled me - The ocean breeze tonight is about to blow us out the room - It's really wonderful - If you were here we'd go for a long walk on the beach - I hope we get to come down before we have to bring the children with us! I can imagine you wanting to spend the afternoon on the golf course, and having to play making sand castles on the beach with little Harry and Philip! I'll bet you wouldn't imagine it that way, would you? Lisee just laughed at your advice - especially the spanking - She even described her wedding to me tonight - Sounds good - I hope she can work it - I'm to be matron of honor, and you know I'd love that! Maybe after having become accustomed to that title, matron, I could feel a little more like one - And that reminds me that I think I've already