[Letter John K. Strecker, Jr. to Josephine Bahl, April 3, 1896]

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Letter written to Josephine Bahl from John K. Strecker, Jr. concerning his affection for her and no other: "Must the thought always find birth in your mind that I love another?" He later tells her that "you of all girls have respect for my hobbies, my animals and books."

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[5] p. ; 20 cm.

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Strecker, John K., Jr. April 3, 1896.

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Private Collection of Margay Welch

The Bahl, Wheatly, and Hessdoerfer families were residents of Waco, Texas from the 1850's. The items in this collection were found in the Elmer and Josephine (Bahl) Wheatly home after the death of Elmer and Josephine Wheatly in 2010.

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Letter written to Josephine Bahl from John K. Strecker, Jr. concerning his affection for her and no other: "Must the thought always find birth in your mind that I love another?" He later tells her that "you of all girls have respect for my hobbies, my animals and books."

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[5] p. ; 20 cm.

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  • April 3, 1896

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  • May 8, 2016, 10:51 p.m.

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Strecker, John K., Jr. [Letter John K. Strecker, Jr. to Josephine Bahl, April 3, 1896], letter, April 3, 1896; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth743996/: accessed October 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Margay Welch.