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Handwritten poem from Mabel Wagner to John Wilson Hilliard titled "If you cared for me". A note from Mabel at the end of the poem states that it was "Written before 1909 after one of our misunderstandings." A later note from Mabel's daughter, Marguerite, says the poem was likely copied as her mother "never once wrote poetry in the 66 years she knew her".
Correspondence; courtship--20th century; Hilliard, Mabel Wagner (1889-1980)
"Poem by Mabel Wagner to John Wilson Hillard, circa 1909" (2022). Documents. 1.