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  • LBJ tells Lady Bird he is very unhappy and says that he will be faced with challenges in a few days that will either result in cheer and happiness again or challenge whatever talents he may possess. If he may still write to her, she will see
  • Letter, Lyndon Johnson to Lady Bird Taylor, 10/17/1934
  • Personal Papers of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson personal
  • LBJ describes a call from Senator [Alvin] Wirtz offering him employment in Austin, Texas. He had to say yes or no, and he said yes. He will let Lady Bird know details later.
  • Letter, Lyndon Johnson to Lady Bird Taylor, 10/22/1934
  • Personal Papers of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson personal
  • LBJ tells Lady Bird how wonderful he feels and how madly in love he is with her. He describes his other mail and asks her to write him about her Austin school days.
  • Letter, Lyndon Johnson to Lady Bird Taylor, 10/23/1934
  • Personal Papers of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson personal
  • LBJ writes from the Nueces Hotel in Corpus Christi and tells Lady Bird that he has been very busy since coming to Texas and mentions people he has seen and meetings attended. He briefly comments on plans for Thanksgiving.
  • Letter, Lyndon Johnson to Lady Bird Taylor, 11/7/1934
  • Personal Papers of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson personal
  • LBJ discusses the phone call from Lady Bird when she expressed her reticence to marry so soon. He closes with "I love you" and "thanks for the telephone call." He encloses a letter from his mother in which she offers advice about his career
  • Letter, Lyndon Johnson to Lady Bird Taylor, 11/8/1934
  • Personal Papers of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson personal
  • LBJ writes that he fears that a lack of letters from Lady Bird shows her indifference toward him; he stresses that he needs to know how she feels. He asks her to send a letter a day to "drive some of the loneliness away."
  • Letter, Lyndon Johnson to Lady Bird Taylor, 9/15/1934
  • Personal Papers of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson personal
  • LBJ expresses disappointment he has not gotten letters from Lady Bird for three days; he encloses a letter from his mother and asks her to destroy it.
  • Letter, Lyndon Johnson to Lady Bird Taylor, 9/25/1934
  • Personal Papers of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson personal
  • LBJ tells Lady Bird about Marvin Jones' speech regarding the farm program and the Bankhead Bill. He discusses their phone call earlier that day, writes about his feelings for her, and says she has made a great difference in him.
  • Letter, Lyndon Johnson to Lady Bird Taylor, 9/30/1934
  • Personal Papers of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson personal
  • LBJ sends Lady Bird pamphlets about motor trips they can take, the Franciscan Monastery, and the Dodge Hotel. He has annotated each one.
  • Pamphlets, Lyndon Johnson to Lady Bird Taylor, 9/23/1934
  • Personal Papers of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson personal
  • LBJ sends Lady Bird a picture postcard of Dodge Hotel and says he hopes the garden is not closed when she comes to visit him.
  • Postcard, Lyndon Johnson to Lady Bird Taylor, 9/22/1934
  • Personal Papers of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson personal