The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 29, July 1925 - April, 1926 Page: 239
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Bryan-Hayes .Correspondence 239
How I lived over the old College Days! My wish was to have a
similar catalogue & sketch of the Nu Pi Kappa Society.
Business is daily more & more active. This is especially true of
the newly discovered oil and gas region near here in the Counties
next west of us. We shall share to a limited extent in this new
prosperity. We find here gas enough for domestic fuel & lighting.
It is a great comfort. We today have a blizzard of snow and sleet.
It is precisely like your worst "Northers" in mid winter. But
with gas for fuel we are quite independent of out door troubles.
Lands & Lots are coming up rapidly. They sell readily and at
better prices. From being land poor, the reverse seems at hand.
No doubt the same thing will in Texas be found--enough I hope
to bring you relief as it is now lifting a load of debt from my
With all good wishes-as ever-
R. B. Hayes
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