Tag Archives: Letters to Santa

To Santa Claus, on the Moon

Christmas History 44.  The following article is from the Blackburn Standard, from 31st December 1898: A correspondent has obtained copies of some of the letters addressed to “Santa Claus” which find their way to the Dead Letter Office, and are … Continue reading

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Letters to Santa, 1898

Christmas History 43.  In the 19th Century it took a while for news from America to filter through to the British press, especially when it was of an anecdotal nature.  The following Christmas article didn’t find its way into the … Continue reading

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