A fascinating blog featuring pieces of personal correspondence throughout history. Here is a fan letter written by Elvis Presley to president Nixon, which prompted their historic meeting. Here is a letter from Jackie Robinson to president Eisenhower, pressing him on his dithering over civil rights. And here is a letter from an Australian soldier to his son in 1945 after spending 3.5 years in a POW camp in Malaya:

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"If Mummy is good"? Maybe that's a reference to Nancy. The rest here.

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