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" Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he got them in Alexandria they have pictures of dogs and cats and tigers and elefants and ever so many pretty things cousin bids me send you one of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little Indian... "
St. Nicholas - Page 685
edited by - 1885
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The Story of the Hall of Fame, Including the Lives and Portraits of the ...

Louis Albert Banks - United States - 1902 - 398 pages
...sample of their first letter-writing at nine years of age: Richard Henry Lee to George Washington: Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little Indian boy on his back like uncle jo's sam pa says if I learn my tasks good he will let uncle jo bring...
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New Century Readers, Book 3

John G. Thompson, Thomas E. Thompson - 1902
...that he did not begin his sentences with capital letters. " KICHARD HENRY LEE TO GEORGE WASHINGTON : "Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little Indian boy on his back like uncle jo's sam pa says if I learn my tasks good lie will let uncle jo bring...
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Pioneers on Land and Sea: Stories of the Eastern States and of Ocean ..., Book 1

Charles Alexander McMurry - America - 1904 - 261 pages
...wrote to him when the boys were about nine years old: " Richard Henry Lee to George Washington : " Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...bids me send you one of them it has a picture of an elefent and a little Indian boy on his back like uncle jo's sam pa says if I learn my tasks good he...
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The American Normal Readers: Third Book

May Louise Harvey - Christian education - 1908 - 224 pages
...he wrote to George when they were about nine years old : " Richard Henry Lee to George Washington : "Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little Indian boy on his back like uncle jo's sam pa says if I learn ray tasks good he will let uncle jo bring...
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Forgotten Books of the American Nursery: A History of the Development of the ...

Rosalie Vrylina Halsey - Children - 1911 - 244 pages
...Lossing in "The Home of Washington," and tell their own tale : [Richard Henry Lee to George Washington] PA brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little Indian boy on his back like uncle jo's Sam pa says if I learn my tasks good he will let uncle jo bring...
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The Story-life of Washington: A Life-history in Five Hundred True ..., Volume 1

Wayne Whipple - 1911
...the misery of his biographer. The boy letters are these : (From Richard H. Lee to George Washington.) "Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little indian boy on his back like uncle jo's sam pa says if I learn my tasks good he will let uncle jo bring...
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Reading with Expression: First-- Reader, Volume 4

James Baldwin, Ida Catherine Bender - Readers - 1911
...little Richard Henry wrote, but the misspelled words have been corrected :] To George Washington : Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures. He...they have pictures of dogs and cats and tigers and elephants and ever so many pretty things. Cousin bids me send you one of them. It has a picture of...
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Fourth Reader

James Baldwin, Ida C. Bender - Readers - 1911 - 258 pages
...little Richard Henry wrote, but the misspelled words have, been corrected :] To George Washington : Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures. He...they have pictures of dogs and cats and tigers and elephants and ever so many pretty things. Cousin bids me send you one of them. It has a picture of...
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George Washington: An Historical Biography

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1914 - 253 pages
...correspondence, written when they were nine years old : — " RICHABD HENRY LEE TO GEORGE WASHINGTON : " Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he got them in Alexandria they Lave pictures of dogs and cats and tigers and elefants and ever so many pretty tilings cousin bids...
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Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and ..., Part 1923

Charles Madison Curry, Erle Elsworth Clippinger - Children - 1921 - 693 pages
...correspondence, written when they were nine years old: — "Richard Henry Lee to George Washington : "Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little Indian boy on his back like uncle jo's sam pa says if I learn my tasks good he will let uncle jo bring...
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