[Letter postmarked on 15 July 1941 at 10 a.m. at Riverside, Illinois. Addressed to Miss Crystal K., Marshalltown, Iowa, c/o Mrs. P. Return addressed to Mr. Richard N., Riverside, Illinois.]
Up at 8:00, airport at 9:00, flew 1 hour and to the office. Chewed the fat with the boys uptown and went to the Bonnet with Jerry. Met Kahn at the Bonnet. I had one brew and was home at 11:30. Good boy, eh Hon?
Oh, today, another lovely letter – and what lovely stationery. Some stuff, I’ll say. I see we have the same ideas. The ink blends well with the paper, Hon – I always said you had good taste. I like that heavy shopping in the dime store. You didn’t say what you did till 10:30, hum, I wonder. Nor did you say what you did Saturday night. That’s bad, Hon – very bad. Glad to hear you finally took a bath. (Oh, I was only kidding, you know.) I must see how you drive when you return. I like your sketch very much. I know exactly what the cabin looked like. I imagine you were very comfortable there. Eight whole pages. Honey, now I feel a little better. One more kiss at the end and it would have been perfect. I gave the folks your regards and said “hello” for your folks.
(I love you, Hon) xxxxxxx