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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Travis County, TX
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-13]

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-13]

Date: June 13, 1955
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough thanking John J. Herrera for the pleasure of his company at a banquet and refers to him as "a living representative of more than one historical age" due to Herrera's connections and involvement in Texas and the Southwest.
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[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1956-06-03]

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1956-06-03]

Date: June 3, 1956
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough asking for John J. Herrera's support during the 1956 gubernatorial campaign and urging Herrera to rally more support amongst relatives, friends, and neighbors. The letter is typed on letterhead for Yarborough for Governor Headquarters with the campaign slogan: "It's cleanup time in Texas!"
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[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1957-04-06]

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1957-04-06]

Date: April 6, 1957
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Description: Letter from Senator Ralph Yarborough thanking John J. Herrera for his support, along with Latino support from all around Texas, for contributing to Yarborough's victory. The letter is typed on campaign letterhead reading at the top, "Judge Ralph Yarborough for U.S. Senator ... Vote April 2" and at the bottom, "Yarborough - of Texas, by Texas, for Texas."
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[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1955-12-28]

[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1955-12-28]

Date: December 28, 1955
Creator: Lane, T. W.
Description: Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera promising to work on Krueger with regards to his program and Abel Cisneros. Lane also says he will be taking a job with furniture manufacturers and work West Texas as his territory, though he is considering making a bid for Representative one more time. Lane mentions that the lack of money in politics was a large contribution to the end of his political career.
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[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1957-01-07]

[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1957-01-07]

Date: January 7, 1957
Creator: Lane, T. W.
Description: Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane relaying to John J. Herrera the situation with a Mr. Franks paying for court costs, which Herrera would be handling, in relation to an unspecified "note."
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]

[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]

Date: July 30, 1980
Creator: Gupton, Thurman
Description: Personal letter from retired Judge Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera in reply to an earlier letter from Herrera catching up on their friendship. Gupton comments on Herrera's successful open-heart surgery performed by Dr. Denton Cooley and reminisces over the cases Herrera presented in his court. The letter's envelope is also included.
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[Letter from Tony Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-27]

[Letter from Tony Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-27]

Date: May 27, 1964
Creator: Bonilla, Tony
Description: Letter from Tony Bonilla thanking John J. Herrera for his invitation to a meeting of the Viva Johnson Club in Austin and saying that if he is able to slip away, he would be happy to attend.
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[Letter from W. A. Lee  to the Board of Legal Examiners and the Houston Bar Association - 1942-09-28]

[Letter from W. A. Lee to the Board of Legal Examiners and the Houston Bar Association - 1942-09-28]

Date: September 28, 1942
Creator: Lee, W.A.
Description: Recommendation letter for John J. Herrera from W. A. Lee to the Board of Legal Examiners and the Houston Bar Association.
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[Letter from W. St. John Garwood to John J. Herrera - 1948-11-05]

[Letter from W. St. John Garwood to John J. Herrera - 1948-11-05]

Date: November 5, 1948
Creator: Garwood, W. St. John
Description: Letter from W. St. John Garwood to John J. Harrera following up on a previous phone conversation regarding the case of a Mr. Garcia and his bond.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Will D. Davis to Judge Ben C. Connally - 1955-08-04]

[Letter from Will D. Davis to Judge Ben C. Connally - 1955-08-04]

Date: August 4, 1955
Creator: Davis, Will D.
Description: Letter from Assistant Attorney General of Texas, Will D. Davis, to Ben C. Connally. The letter mentions John J. Herrera's request for a time extension to work on a lawsuit. Re: CA 9009 - Ben Rios, et al vs O. B. Ellis, et al.
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