[A Letter from Mrs. William Wehunt to A.F. Weaver]--dated to about 2002

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The letter shown is from "Mrs. William Wehunt", who was the former Katherine Brookshire, whose father owned a furniture store in Mineral Wells. The bank referred to in the letter is believed to have been the Bank of Mineral Wells, that failed in 1924. It had been Mineral Wells' first bank. The Brookshire family of Mineral Wells is believed to be distantly related to the founder of the chain of Brookshire grocery stores.

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[1] p.

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Katherine Brookshire Wehunt Creation Date: Unknown.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: A. F. Weaver Collection and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 96 times . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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The letter shown is from "Mrs. William Wehunt", who was the former Katherine Brookshire, whose father owned a furniture store in Mineral Wells.
The bank referred to in the letter is believed to have been the Bank of Mineral Wells, that failed in 1924. It had been Mineral Wells' first bank.
The Brookshire family of Mineral Wells is believed to be distantly related to the founder of the chain of Brookshire grocery stores.

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[1] p.

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A. F. Weaver Collection

This colorful panorama covers Mineral Wells' founding and its mercurial growth as a resort center and army town to the present. Photos are from local historian and photographer A.F. Weaver, local families and research sources.

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  • Nov. 27, 2006, 8:49 p.m.

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  • Feb. 10, 2014, 10:09 a.m.

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Katherine Brookshire Wehunt. [A Letter from Mrs. William Wehunt to A.F. Weaver]--dated to about 2002, letter, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20300/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.