Charlie Brown’s woman trouble

“I won’t marry Charlie Brown–never–and it’s very cruel in you to say anything about it!” interrupted Kitty, with flashing eyes, but with a great tremble in her voice. “I will never marry anybody!”

“But Katherine Forrester, Charlie Brown loves you!”

“I don’t care if he does.”

“And you love him.”

“No I don’t – I hate him!” with a burst of tears.

From “How Kitty Forrester was Tamed” by M. M. Haven, Ballou’s Dollar Monthly Magazine, volume 12, 1860.

Not That Charlie Brown
Me and Charlie Brown archives

When digging into those Schulz/Kelly letters, at first I missed what else it is that the Minnesota History Center has on hand – the original paste-ups and other material related to Me and Charlie Brown: a Book of Good Griefs. This is a book that was written by the original Charlie …

Not That Charlie Brown
Not that Charlie Brown. Not even quite Charlie Brown.

Coming out this coming week: A Sharla Brown Christmas!

Not That Charlie Brown
Back then, it meant “courting”

Charlie Brown, you have been making love to my sister for quite a while, an’ if you let me go now, I will consent. From Fun in a Post Office: A farce in one act, by E. Henri Bauman, 1888