This is a letter written by Robert’s older brother, Harry (born on Aug 7, 1913).
In this letter Harry writes about the ground hog, arithmetic, and high school fashion.
Feb 2, 1927
I am sure the ground-hog didn’t see his shadow to-day. It started to rain at noon and kept it up for quite a while.
It was raining hard about one o’clock but the wind is blowing now.
We are studying the Chico Charter in Civics and I think it is fine we are having about the short way to find the square or [unreadable] of anything in arithmetic the we are going to take up square root later on.
We got the special delivery letter from Daddy this morning about 8:30.
We are glad to hear that your were getting along alright. I hope you will be able to come home soon we can’t get along without you.
They are making all the freshmen wear stripped overalls at High School, the kind like they were in stores and places like that. They tried
the to throw John Sutton in the creek and he knocked another kid in. I bet Winston had to get coveralls because he would get lost in the others.
Tell Daddy to come home soon as he
Come home yourself