[Letter from D. W. Kempner to Thos. L. James, August 25, 1949]

One of 1,851 letters in the series: Business Papers (MS 80-0003) available on this site.

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Letter from D. W. Kempner to Thos. L. James agreeing with having the Grimes county ranch photographed and suggests looking into other photographers to get a good price comparison. Kempner ends the letter with his opinions on Pirtle doing surveying work being better than any actually licensed surveyors.

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[1] p. ; 28 x 22 cm.

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Kempner, Daniel W. (Daniel Webster), 1877-1956 August 25, 1949.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from D. W. Kempner to Thos. L. James, August 25, 1949]
  • Added Title: Aerial Photographer
  • Added Title: Grimes County
  • Series Title: Business Papers (MS 80-0003)

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Letter from D. W. Kempner to Thos. L. James agreeing with having the Grimes county ranch photographed and suggests looking into other photographers to get a good price comparison. Kempner ends the letter with his opinions on Pirtle doing surveying work being better than any actually licensed surveyors.

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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 Thos. L. James to D. W. Kempner, August 24, 1949], ark:/67531/metapth1013564

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  • August 25, 1949

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  • June 10, 2018, 2:24 p.m.

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  • Nov. 15, 2018, 2:31 p.m.

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Kempner, Daniel W. (Daniel Webster), 1877-1956. [Letter from D. W. Kempner to Thos. L. James, August 25, 1949], letter, August 25, 1949; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1013600/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rosenberg Library.