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[Letter from Claude Lloyd to T. N. Carswell - April 11, 1957]

Description: A letter written to T. N. Carswell from Claude Lloyd, Ashland, New Hampshire, dated April 11, 1957. Lloyd explains why his choice to take a trip back to Abilene rather than going abroad was the right choice. He gives his take, 40 years later, of their friendship early on noting the similarity of their lives regarding both of their wives' borderline insanity. He advises that he enclosed a cheque and requests that Carswell send flowers to Claudine and Ollie Lena Olsen.
Date: April 11, 1957
Creator: Lloyd, Claude
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Claude Lloyd to T. N. Carswell - August 2, 1960]

Description: A letter written to T. N. Carswell from Claude Lloyd, Ashland, New Hampshire, dated August 2, 1960. Lloyd advises that two summers from now he will be retired and that having lived in an Academy house for years he will be required to find another place. He describes the setting of an old farm house with three acres that he bought 28 years ago and has been working on during summers but now must complete for year-round habitation. He conveys his love for Texas and advises that his visit three years ago proved that there is no gap in his life. He describes his years in Massachusettes; "Living and sometimes competing with these Mayflower-Harvard names is sometimes a bit galling, more often amusing. Generally, I find it more gratifying to shock than to please them". He expresses his appreciation to Carswell for the call, letter and kind considerations for some fifty years making note of their lasting friendship even after years of separation.
Date: August 2, 1960
Creator: Lloyd, Claude
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Claude Lloyd to T. N. Carswell - December 6, 1957]

Description: A letter written to T. N. Carswell from Claude Lloyd, dated December 6, 1957. Lloyd describes his Christmas adventures with his children and grandchildren and requests that Carswell send a Poinsettia to Claudine and Ollie Lena Olsen for him. He then reminisces about the last Christmas Carswell and he had together shooting Roman Candles at each other, "you and Gib against Jake and me" (Jake [J. D. Sandefer, Jr.], Gib [Sandefer, Gilbert Bryan]).
Date: December 6, 1957
Creator: Lloyd, Claude
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from T. N. Carswell to Claude Lloyd - June 6, 1960]

Description: A letter written to Claude Lloyd from T. N. Carswell, Abilene, Texas, dated June 6, 1960. Carswell advises that he called due to word that Lloyd was ill and proceeds to convey his feelings of friendship. He requests that Lloyd send PE [Phillips Exeter Academy] literature to Sonny Blair and Robert Fielder and informs Lloyd of the boys' qualities and of their family backgrounds. He closes the letter announcing that he is to be a grandfather, again.
Date: June 6, 1960
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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