Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

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Editor’s Note: The Ozona Stockman takes pleasure in publishing one of the most famous editorials written in newspaper history, and probably the most famous Santa letter ever written. It was published in 1897 by the New York Sun on their editorial page. The answer was written by Francis P. Church. For more letters to Santa, see our special Santa Letters section.

Editorial Page, New York Sun, 1897 We take pleasure in answering thus prominently the communication below, expressing at the same time our great gratification that its faithful author is numbered among the friends of The Sun:



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