[Letter from James M. Kendrick to Clara Willis, July 18, 1944]

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Letter from James M. Kendrick to Clara Willis on July 18, 1944, asking after her health. He suggests car rides as a means of convalescence, going on to say that he believes he's outgrown them and he hasn't been sick in a while. He goes on to describe the rain and the effect it's had on his tent and the ground where he's stationed. He asks after Clara's son Todd, imagining him in Rome sight-seeing. He tells his aunt to get his mother to settle down, and asks after the rest of the family.

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1 p. ; 14 x 11 cm., folded to 9 x 11 cm.

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Kendrick, James M. July 18, 1944.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: T. B. Willis Photograph Collection and one other and was provided by Private Collection of T. B. Willis to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 13 times . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Private Collection of T. B. Willis consists of historical photographs of World War I Camp MacArthur, church photos, buildings across Texas, a collection of African-American photographs, and family photo albums, which include Willis family albums and extended relatives who settled in Waco, Texas in the 19th century.

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Letter from James M. Kendrick to Clara Willis on July 18, 1944, asking after her health. He suggests car rides as a means of convalescence, going on to say that he believes he's outgrown them and he hasn't been sick in a while. He goes on to describe the rain and the effect it's had on his tent and the ground where he's stationed. He asks after Clara's son Todd, imagining him in Rome sight-seeing. He tells his aunt to get his mother to settle down, and asks after the rest of the family.

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1 p. ; 14 x 11 cm., folded to 9 x 11 cm.

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T. B. Willis Photograph Collection

Materials from the private collection of T. B. Willis, including historical photographs, albums, documents, and items from the Willis family and extended relatives who settled in Waco in the 19th century.

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  • July 18, 1944

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Kendrick, James M. [Letter from James M. Kendrick to Clara Willis, July 18, 1944], letter, July 18, 1944; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth599668/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of T. B. Willis.