[Letter from Tom Connally to W.R. Ely - April 20, 1943]


Letter written to W.R. Ely from Tom Connally , concerning Kade Legett's application for employment.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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Connally, Tom April 20, 1943.


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Letter written to W.R. Ely from Tom Connally , concerning Kade Legett's application for employment.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.


Collection is housed in the Rupert Richardson Research Center of the Southwest at the Richardson Library, Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.



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K. K. Legett Collection

Papers of Kirvin Kade Legett and his eldest son. He came to Taylor County in 1879, founding Simmons College (Hardin-Simmons University). Legett served on the Board of Trustees, and his son farmed, raised cattle, and speculated in land, oil and natural gas.

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  • April 20, 1943

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Connally, Tom. [Letter from Tom Connally to W.R. Ely - April 20, 1943], letter, April 20, 1943; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth654928/: accessed February 25, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.