Letter to Charles from his mother, Florence, regarding the marriage of his brother, Mearl Jr ("Butch") to a woman named Marilyn on March 6 (year not recorded).

Title

Letter to Charles from his mother, Florence, regarding the marriage of his brother, Mearl Jr ("Butch") to a woman named Marilyn on March 6 (year not recorded).

Date

unknown

Description

In this letter, Charles' mother, Florence, breaks the news that his brother "Butch" (Mearl C. Shively, Jr.) has gotten married to "an awfully nice girl" named Marilyn L. Edwards on March 6 (Marilyn's 19th birthday - year not given). Florence also says it is extremely cold for March and that they had barely any snow that winter. She describes the household items that Marilyn and Butch received at their wedding shower and tells Charles that someone called for him to invite him to an alumni dinner at the University of Wisconsin. Florence also included a tiny newspaper clipping announcing the wedding. Both bride and groom lived in Hamilton Ohio.

Creator

Florence L. Shively

Format

8.5 x 11 inches

Original Format

letter

Citation

Florence L. Shively, “Letter to Charles from his mother, Florence, regarding the marriage of his brother, Mearl Jr ("Butch") to a woman named Marilyn on March 6 (year not recorded).,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed June 21, 2018, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/320.

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