[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner, November 13, 1898]

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Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his brother Isaac Herbert Kempner discussing current events, including England's Jamaican colony and their dealings with the Philippines, and his plans for the rest of his trip. The bottom half of the letter is torn off.

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[1] p. ; 12 x 27 cm., folded to 12 x 13 cm.

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Kempner, Daniel Webster November 13, 1898.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Private Papers of Daniel Kempner Thorne and one other and was provided by Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 16 times . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

The Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund started in 1946 when family members created the Galveston Fund. Today, the Fund’s board consists of nine family members along with two outside directors; they meet twice a year. The focus continues to be on Galveston Island with 95% of grant funds distributed in the area.

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Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his brother Isaac Herbert Kempner discussing current events, including England's Jamaican colony and their dealings with the Philippines, and his plans for the rest of his trip. The bottom half of the letter is torn off.

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[1] p. ; 12 x 27 cm., folded to 12 x 13 cm.

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Private Papers of Daniel Kempner Thorne

Family papers from the first and second generation of the influential Kempner Family of Galveston.

Harris and Eliza Kempner

One of Galveston’s most iconic families, the Kempner family influenced the social and philanthropic landscape of Galveston, and its members created an expansive economic empire. This collection includes both personal papers and documentation of the family's involvement in business and industry.

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  • November 13, 1898

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • March 15, 2017, 10:32 p.m.

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  • June 21, 2018, 1:46 p.m.

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Kempner, Daniel Webster. [Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner, November 13, 1898], letter, November 13, 1898; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth836167/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund.