Private Papers of Daniel Kempner Thorne - 33 Matching Results

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[Card from Rachel Holmes to Mrs. Kempner]

Description: Illustrated card from Rachel Holmes to Mrs. Kempner, thanking her for giving a good account of Miss Holmes's efforts in a clothes drive, and praising Mrs. Kempner for her character and example. The card has a bright illustration of a bouquet of flowers on the front.
Date: unknown
Creator: Holmes, Rachel
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Child's Writing]

Description: A wrinkled piece of paper with a child's large handwriting on it. At the top of the page are lines and symbols that might be an attempt at writing sheet music.
Date: unknown
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

Christmas Card Sent to Daniel Kempner

Description: A Christmas greeting card from Mary Jeane Kempner to her father, Daniel Webster Kempner. The card has a colorful illustration of a fireplace and a red bow on the front, and inside the card is a Christmas-themed poem. On the outside of the card's envelope is a handwritten note from Mary Jeane to her father.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kempner, Mary Jeane
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Last Will and Testament of Daniel Webster Kempner]

Description: Last will and testament of Daniel Webster Kempner. He instructs the executors of his will to sell a number of his shares in the H. Kempner trust, in order to pay for incidentals and debts that might occur as a result of his death; to give a number of shares in three trusts/companies to his daughter Mary Jeane Kempner, to help pay for her son, Daniel Kempner Thorne's education; to not hold his daughter accountable for any sums of money he loaned her during his life; to give his shares in Sugarland Industries and the Imperial Sugar Company to the Harris and Eliza Kempner Trust; and the rest of his estate to his wife and daughter.
Date: February 1, 1956
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner and Eliza Seinsheimer, March 31, 1899]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his mother, Eliza Seinsheimer, and his brother, Isaac Herbert Kempner, discussing his travels through Europe, European current events, European history, and some of his experiences on his trip, including riding a horse. The letter is written on Chapman's Family Hotel stationary.
Date: March 31, 1899
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner, August 28, 1898]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his brother Isaac Herbert Kempner discussing his life in Germany, including his host Mr. Hollaender [sic], the people of Germany, and the hotel service. The letter is torn through the middle, and is held together by a clear piece of tape.
Date: August 28, 1898
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner, November 2, 1898]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner discussing his plans for travel into the Russian frontier, as well as a few details from his travels thus far. He mentions that he thinks America should not pay off Cuba and Puerto Rico's debts, and that he will give a description of life in Poland in his next letter.
Date: November 2, 1898
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

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

Description: 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.
Date: November 13, 1898
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
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Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner, October 1, 1898]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his brother Isaac Herbert Kempner, advising him on how to economize on postage, discussing his previous stay in Germany, and his planned stay in Breslau, Poland. Although he writes that he is still in Germany, his letter is marked as being written in Breslau.
Date: October 1, 1898
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund