[Telegram to Peggy Carswell from T. N. Carswell - October 20, 1944]

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A Western Union telegram sent to Miss Peggy A. Carswell, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. from Dad [T. N. Carswell], Richmond, Texas, dated October 20, 1944. Carswell congratulates Peggy on her graduation from Cornell after having entered Randolph-Macon four years earlier, for four years of life, both bitter and sweet depending on one's efforts and philosophy. He expresses his wish that he could join her for the occasion and expresses his appreciation for Uncle Milton and Aunt Nonie for their presence and for all they have done. The reverse side includes Western Union terms, cost, and information regarding The Western Union … continued below

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Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood) October 20, 1944.

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A Western Union telegram sent to Miss Peggy A. Carswell, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. from Dad [T. N. Carswell], Richmond, Texas, dated October 20, 1944. Carswell congratulates Peggy on her graduation from Cornell after having entered Randolph-Macon four years earlier, for four years of life, both bitter and sweet depending on one's efforts and philosophy. He expresses his wish that he could join her for the occasion and expresses his appreciation for Uncle Milton and Aunt Nonie for their presence and for all they have done. The reverse side includes Western Union terms, cost, and information regarding The Western Union Telegraph Company, Incorporated. R. B. White, President.

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This collection was assembled by Thomas Norwood Carswell (1887-1978) and contains correspondence throughout his life. His files hold letters signed by most of the major political leaders of Texas during the 1940s through the 1960s, as well as letters signed by Presidents Harry S Truman, Richard M. Nixon, Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, and George Washington Carver. It also contains a scrapbook of his time at Simmons College.

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Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood). [Telegram to Peggy Carswell from T. N. Carswell - October 20, 1944], text, October 20, 1944; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1398060/: accessed July 20, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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