[Letter from A. H. Blackshear, Jr. to D. W. Kempner, September 16, 1953]

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Letter from A. H. Blackshear, Jr. to D. W. Kempner discussing advise from Harris about placing Plantersville cotton in government loan. Mentions about the conversation with Bill Keyser related to cotton production, costs and loans. Calling attention to Moody Interests. Adds more about the conversation with Bill Gatz about the Paragould operations.

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[2] p. ; 26 x 21 cm.

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Blackshear, A. H., Jr. September 16, 1953.

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Letter from A. H. Blackshear, Jr. to D. W. Kempner discussing advise from Harris about placing Plantersville cotton in government loan. Mentions about the conversation with Bill Keyser related to cotton production, costs and loans. Calling attention to Moody Interests. Adds more about the conversation with Bill Gatz about the Paragould operations.

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[2] p. ; 26 x 21 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 Daniel W. Kempner to A. H. Blackshear, Jr., September 21, 1953], ark:/67531/metapth1343693

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  • September 16, 1953

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  • April 18, 2021, 10:45 a.m.

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Blackshear, A. H., Jr. [Letter from A. H. Blackshear, Jr. to D. W. Kempner, September 16, 1953], letter, September 16, 1953; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1326053/: accessed May 22, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rosenberg Library.

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