[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Folks, October 2, 1917]

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Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his "folks" back home considering his current condition in England. Not much had happened since the previous letter but it is getting colder; Clay says that Captain Cousins told them they might become captains soon, and he feels that America is getting its act together rapidly.

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[2] p. ; 28 cm.

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Clay, Henry, Jr. October 2, 1917.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Folks, October 2, 1917]
  • Added Title: My dear, dear folks

Description

Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his "folks" back home considering his current condition in England. Not much had happened since the previous letter but it is getting colder; Clay says that Captain Cousins told them they might become captains soon, and he feels that America is getting its act together rapidly.

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[2] p. ; 28 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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  • October 2, 1917

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  • March 18, 2016, 4:44 p.m.

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  • May 10, 2016, 1:36 p.m.

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Clay, Henry, Jr. [Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Folks, October 2, 1917], letter, October 2, 1917; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth706115/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The University of Texas at Dallas.