[Letter from T. L. James to D. W. Kempner, July 12, 1951]

One of 11,054 letters in the series: Personal Papers (MS 80-0002) available on this site.

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Letter from Thos. L. James to D. W. Kempner discussing Hale Schaleben's interest in negotiating an oil and gas lease on the Kempner's property in Kinney County.

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[1] p. ; 28 x 22 cm.

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James, Thomas Leroy July 12, 1951.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from T. L. James to D. W. Kempner, July 12, 1951]
  • Added Title: Subject: Land - Kinney County
  • Series Title: Personal Papers (MS 80-0002)

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Letter from Thos. L. James to D. W. Kempner discussing Hale Schaleben's interest in negotiating an oil and gas lease on the Kempner's property in Kinney County.

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[1] p. ; 28 x 22 cm.

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Harris and Eliza Kempner

One of Galveston’s most iconic families, the Kempner family influenced the social and philanthropic landscape of Galveston, and its members created an expansive economic empire. This collection includes both personal papers and documentation of the family's involvement in business and industry.

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[Letter from Hale Schaleben to Thos. L. James, July 11, 1951] (Letter)

[Letter from Hale Schaleben to Thos. L. James, July 11, 1951]

Letter from Hale Schaleben to Thos. L. James discussing Schaleben's interest in leasing the Kempner's land in Kinney County, Texas, following a gas discovery in nearby Val Verde County.

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Letter from Hale Schaleben to Thos. L. James, July 11, 1951, ark:/67531/metapth1013748

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  • July 12, 1951

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  • June 10, 2018, 2:24 p.m.

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James, Thomas Leroy. [Letter from T. L. James to D. W. Kempner, July 12, 1951], letter, July 12, 1951; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1012902/: accessed November 27, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rosenberg Library.