[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, March 7, 1918]

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Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home during his stay in Scotland. In he first half of the letter Clay is thanking his mother for the box she sent him and some pictures as well; afterwards Clay goes into talking about being the first American Squadron to "fight Huns," and possibly being made a captain by the time they depart for France.

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[6] p. ; 22 cm.

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Clay, Henry, Jr. March 7, 1918.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, March 7, 1918]
  • Added Title: My dear folks

Description

Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home during his stay in Scotland. In he first half of the letter Clay is thanking his mother for the box she sent him and some pictures as well; afterwards Clay goes into talking about being the first American Squadron to "fight Huns," and possibly being made a captain by the time they depart for France.

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[6] p. ; 22 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials provides a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas.

Henry R. Clay, Jr. Papers

This collection contains personal and professional materials related to Henry R. Clay, Jr., documenting his time in the military as a pilot during WWI while receiving his training in England and during his deployment in France.

World War One Collection

Materials focusing on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • March 7, 1918

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • March 18, 2016, 4:44 p.m.

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  • May 10, 2016, 2:27 p.m.

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Clay, Henry, Jr. [Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, March 7, 1918], letter, March 7, 1918; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth706019/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The University of Texas at Dallas.