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[Letter from Claude Lloyd to T. N. Carswell - January 7, 1932]

Description: A letter written to Tommy [T. N. Carswell] from Claude [Claude Lloyd], Peabody Hall, The Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire, dated January 7, 1932. Lloyd acknowledges his receipt of Carswell's letter and expresses his appreciation for the letter and the news about Simmons University commenting that he wonders how they get on with so little endowment in these hard times. He advises that he enclosed pictures of his daughters, Cynthia and Dorothy, and their mother, Dorothy. Lloyd explains that he is in the English Department at Exeter, now, because of the Harkness gift and that he makes twice his old salary "for half the work" that he did. Lloyd expresses his appreciation for the pecans and says he will go "all the way to Texas to get a persimmon". He sends his regards to Drs. Cooper and Olsen, Mrs. Carswell and Peggy, that he wonders much about George Paxton and Mildred Paxton.
Date: January 7, 1932
Creator: Lloyd, Claude
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Claude Lloyd to T. N. Carswell - October 31, 1945]

Description: A letter to T. N. Carswell from Claude Lloyd, Exeter, New Hampshire, dated October 31, 1945. Lloyd acknowledges his receipt of the letter from Carswell stating that he knew it was from him by the handwriting. He discourses on his view of the foundation of friendship, advises that George Paxton, "whom I had not seen since we took our degrees together down at Yale in 1925", and he had visited without reservation and gives his assurance that whatever had happened "during the Abilene debacle" had not changed Paxton. Lloyd mentions the names of other friends including Mildred Paxton, Professor Mullins, Tot, Gene Holman. He describes the West Texas view he longs for and summarizes his life in New Hampshire for the last twenty years discussing his work history, his wife, children and house and other members of his family living in various towns in Texas. He advises that he will write to Dr. Jellinek, as Carswell suggested, and although he has several friends still at Yale, he does not know Jellinek.
Date: October 31, 1945
Creator: Lloyd, Claude
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Dorothy Clarkson Lloyd to T. N. Carswell - February 22, 1968]

Description: A letter written to Tommy Carswell from Dorothy Clarkson Lloyd, dated February 22, 1968. Lloyd expresses her appreciation to Carswell for his kind and thoughtful letter noting that Claude would have liked it. She advises that Carswell was one of Claude's dearest friends, that his illness was brief and that she was proud and happy to have been part of "this wonderful person's life" and no one need be sorry for her.
Date: February 22, 1968
Creator: Lloyd, Dorothy Clarkson
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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