A letter from Robert Taylor has recently appeared on eBay. As usual, he hasn’t included the year but has noted the month and day. ROBERT TAYLOR February 4 Dear Mr. and Mrs. Essig—- When I got back from Webster City … Continue reading
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This is the standard letter sent out to fans who request a picture. It is addressed to: Jeanette Melvin 711 Jackson Street Oregon City, Ore The text reads: Dear Friend, Thank you for the kind interest you’ve shown through your … Continue reading
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ROBERT TAYLOR (letterhead) August second 1 9 3 9 Dear Jack, Terribly sorry that we have not thanked you for your kind gift sooner. I know this sounds like a rather bewhiskered excuse** and I sincerely hope you will accept … Continue reading
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My estimate is that this letter was written in the forties, possibly when Mr. Taylor was in the Navy. I base this on the fact that he is going to write to Barbara rather than just tell her. It’s a … Continue reading
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Robert Taylor enjoyed writing letters. There are numerous pictures of him on various movie sets, typing on his portable typewriter. His daughter Tessa remembers her father spending afternoons on his correspondence, holding her in his lap. (Linda J. Alexander, “The … Continue reading
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The following letter, dated August 7, 1964, is from Robert Taylor to an acquaintance who sent him a birthday present. It was written two days after his 53rd birthday. It’s interesting that he expresses a desire not to return to … Continue reading
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Robert Taylor (letterhead) November 12, 1968 Dear Joyce and Ken—– Thank you so much for your recent concern—and the warm thoughtfulness expressed in your message to me while I was at St. John’s hospital. Unfortunately, I seem to have overmatched … Continue reading
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