The loving kindness of a little girl at Christmas has been revealedin a letter to Santa Claus that was stuck up a chimney for 85 years.
The writer, called Mabel, asked him to don't forget poor children in
slums ahead of "posting" her modest request for presents. The letter was on leading."
He added: "I never consider today's children would settle
for a storybook".
Son Lee, 5, mentioned: "Mabel's letter Letter from Santa Claus is good due to the fact it
has Santa in it. With significantly love, I stay your
little pal, Mabel."
Peter, 33, told yesterday how he identified the letter at his property in
He mentioned: "Half a ton of sticks, nests and rubbish fell into
the grate. It taught me more about Christmas and I wrote a letter
to Santa simply because of it."
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letter, dated December 8th, 1911, was identified by Peter Hulbert as he
cleaned the chimney in his son's area.
It reads: "Dear Santa Claus, Last year you brought me many
nice presents and I think you were extremely kind certainly.
"I anticipate you would like to know what I should like this year.
"Nicely, I should like a storybook, a postcard album, a box of
chocolates and a sweet shop.
"We have a tiny infant and we would like you to bring her a
"Really quickly we are providing a concert and we are understanding some
songs and you can come and hear them if you like.
"I hope you will keep in mind the very poor kids in the slums.
I might remain awake to see you put the factors in my stocking.
"Our residence is on the typical