Need to ask your mother for money for an unexpected expense? This template letter teaches you how. From How to Write Letters for All Occasions, published by The New Home Library in 1942.
This seems to be the season of the year when we remember all with gifts. We have one for the head of the school, for our class advisor, for the chaplain, for all the maids, for the janitor, for the offering in chapel, and then there are ones for the girls here in school. I’ve seen a few accessories I rather need for my dress for the dance, and as you may have guessed, I have but two dollars left from my allowance. How am I to plan for all these expenses? Is it a good thing to borrow on my future allowance, can I look for a bonus at Christmas because of good marks in exams, or do I just out and out ask for help? Can you send some sort of relief to your impoverished