[Receipt for Shipping]

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Receipt for shipping to Dr. L. J. Desha by the Railway Express Agency, including shipping costs.

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[1] p. ; 21 x 51 cm.

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Railway Express Agency, Incorporated November 20, 1948.


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Receipt for shipping to Dr. L. J. Desha by the Railway Express Agency, including shipping costs.

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[1] p. ; 21 x 51 cm.


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  • Accession or Local Control No: 259
  • Accession or Local Control No: KEMPF_Box2-50-03-028
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth1054384



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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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[Invoice for Figs and Shipping], ark:/67531/metapth1054361

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  • November 20, 1948

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Railway Express Agency, Incorporated. [Receipt for Shipping], text, November 20, 1948; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1054384/: accessed September 24, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rosenberg Library.

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