[Letter from Claude White to his cousin Laura, October 29, 1900]

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Letter from Claude White to his cousin Laura. He doesn't want to say he was surprised to receive her letter so soon, but he was happy to get it. He mentions what a good friend she has been to him. He is thankful that she has helped reconcile the differences between him and Linnet, his sweetheart. He advises her to accept the proposal from her 'medicine man' only if he pleases her. He doesn't want her to be married to someone she thought she knew. He mentions how much he loves Linnet. He asks her to come with Linnet so ... continued below

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[7] p. ; 23 x 13 cm.

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White, Claude October 29, 1900.

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Letter from Claude White to his cousin Laura. He doesn't want to say he was surprised to receive her letter so soon, but he was happy to get it. He mentions what a good friend she has been to him. He is thankful that she has helped reconcile the differences between him and Linnet, his sweetheart. He advises her to accept the proposal from her 'medicine man' only if he pleases her. He doesn't want her to be married to someone she thought she knew. He mentions how much he loves Linnet. He asks her to come with Linnet so he can see them. He tells her his plan for them to come and visit him. He sends regards to his cousin Bettie and asks her to give his love to Linnet every time she sees her.

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[7] p. ; 23 x 13 cm.

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  • October 29, 1900

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White, Claude. [Letter from Claude White to his cousin Laura, October 29, 1900], letter, October 29, 1900; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203873/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.