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[Affidavit, April 27, 1908]

Description: Affidavit stating that Bob Perryman, who made Desert Entry No. 1354 at Roswell New Mexico Land Office on January 2, 1904 is dead. He was unmarried, his mother was dead at the time of his death and his only heirs are his father, Levi Perryman, his brother Elbert W. Perryman, his half brother P.M. Price, and his sisters Kate Caddel and Linnie Stalworth. It was notarized by S.H. Hoskins. An additional small sheet was notarized by J.M. Bowers.
Date: April 27, 1908
Creator: Hoskins, S. H.
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[Letter from A. A. Glisson to Claude D. White, September 23, 1908]

Description: Letter from A. A. Glisson of the Fort Worth & Denver City Railway Company to Claude D. White discussing rates and routes for Mr. White to travel to Blair, Oklahoma. The letter is typed on the company's letterhead, and there is a graph on the left side of the page titled "Profile of Fort Worth & Denver City and Colorado & Southern Railways, Showing Altitudes attained enroute from Texas to Colorado." A map of the Denver Road printed on the back. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. C. D. White in McKinney. There is postmark on the back for McKinney, Texas, September 25, 1908.
Date: September 23, 1908
Creator: Glisson, A. A.
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[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Ann Moore and Claude and Linnet White, September 22, 1908]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Ann Moore (who she address as Aunt Mollie) and Claude and Linnet White discussing recent news, family and friends, the weather, sewing clothes, and how she wishes they could come for a visit. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White, McKinney, Texas, and it is postmarked Nashville, Tennessee on September 24, 1908.
Date: September 22, 1908
Creator: McGee, Birdie
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[Letter from Charles L. Watkins to Claude D. White, September 30, 1908]

Description: Letter from Charles L. Watkins to Claude D. White discussing Claude going to Omaha, Nebraska and some upcoming civil service examinations that he can take there for the positions of post office clerk and carrier. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. Claude D. White, R-4 Box 25, McKinney, Texas. The return address for Mr. Watkins is 3416 Pratt [?], Omaha, Nebraska. The envelope is postmarked September 30, 1908.
Date: September 30, 1908
Creator: Watkins, Charles L.
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[Letter from Earl P. Hopkins, February 15, 1908]

Description: Letter from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White regarding a question from Mr. White about promoting from Second to First Grade positions in the Custom House Service. The letter is typed on the letterhead of the Washington Civil Service School, which provides correspondence courses to prepare for Federal Civil Service Examinations. Mr. Hopkins is the president of the school. There is a return envelope addressed to Earl P. Hopkins, Pres., 507 E Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. The envelope that the letter was sent in is addressed to M. Claude D. White, McKinney, Texas, R. F. D. #4, Box 25. It is postmarked Washington, D. C., February 15, 1908.
Date: February 15, 1908
Creator: Hopkins, Earl P.
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[Letter from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White, February 26, 1908]

Description: Letter from Earl P. Hopkins, President of the Washington Civil Service School, to Claude D. White regarding Mr. White's application to take training courses by mail through the school in preparation for a civil service examination. The letter is typed on the school's letterhead. The envelope that the letter was sent in is addressed to Mr. Claude D. White, McKinney, Texas, Box 25, and it is postmarked Washington, D. C., February 26, 1908. There are some handwritten notes in pencil on the back. There is also a return envelope addressed to Earl P. Hopkins, Pres., 507 E Street, N. W., Washington, D. C.
Date: February 26, 1908
Creator: Hopkins, Earl P.
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[Letter from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White, September 9, 1908]

Description: Letter from Earl P. Hopkins, President of the Washington Civil Service School, to Claude D. White regarding some training materials that should have been sent to him. The letter is typed on the school's letterhead. mMr. White is taking correspondence courses through the school to prepare for a civil service examination. Included with the letter is a small piece of paper with a notice that student numbers must be put on each test so that it can be graded. The envelope that the letter was sent in is addressed to Mr. Claude D. White, McKinney, Texas, and it is postmarked Washington, D. C., September 9, 1908. There is also a return envelope included that is addressed to Earl P. Hopkins, Pres., 507 E Street, N. W., Washington, D. C.
Date: September 9, 1908
Creator: Hopkins, Earl P.
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[Letter from Emmett Patton to Levi Perryman, March 7, 1908]

Description: Letter from Emmett Patton of Law Office of Patton & Gibbany, Roswell, New Mexico to Levi Perryman discussing land and other property owned by Bob Perryman and how it should be disposed of. Some of the land needed to have improvements made immediately or it would be taken away, some had been only partially paid for and other plots were jointly owned with others. Letter actually addressed to "Leroy" Perryman, but the letters "roy" are partially erased.
Date: March 7, 1908
Creator: Patton, Emmett
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[Letter from Pleasant Price to Levi Perryman, July 10, 1908]

Description: Letter from Pleasant Price in Great Falls, Montana to his stepfather, Levi Perryman. Discussing signing papers and lack of water in his area. Says he is gathering his horses the next day to move them 300 miles to area with water and grass. He is concerned about the colts and lack of water on the way.
Date: July 10, 1908
Creator: Price, Pleasant, Jr.
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[Letter from S.V. Proudgt to Bob Perryman, September 12, 1908]

Description: Letter from S. V. Proudgt, Assistant Commissioner, to Bob Perryman, assignee of John W. Short stating that the claim that Bob Perryman had made to land 140 miles southwest of Boonville, Missouri was rejected because there was no proof that the John W. Short he purchased the land from was the same person who had been awarded the land on August 7, 1866 for military service.
Date: September 12, 1908
Creator: Proudgt, S. V.
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[Letter from the United States Civil Service Commission to Claude D. White, December 16, 1908]

Description: Letter from the United States Civil Service Commission to Claude D. White regarding Mr. White's scores for the examination he recently took. It is signed by Charles Hendricks, Secretary of the Ninth Civil Service District. He has scores for spelling, arithmetic, letter-writing, penmanship, and copying from plain copy. A large piece of the paper has been torn away. There is an envelope addressed to Claude D. White at 3227 Pratt St. in Omaha, Nebraska. The return address is for the United States Civil Service Commission, Ninth U.S. Civil Service District, Old Custom House, St. Louis, Missouri. It is postmarked St. Louis, December 16, 1908, and there are handwritten notes in pencil on the back.
Date: December 16, 1908
Creator: United States Civil Service Commission
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[Notification of Allowance, August 25, 1908]

Description: Notification of allowance from the Treasury department, office of the Auditor for the War department, to Mrs. Loriette C. Redway. This notification states that Mrs. Redway will receive $4.26 as a settlement from the Internal Revenue Service.
Date: August 25, 1908
Creator: Office of Auditor for the War Department
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