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[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, April 12, 1946]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on April 12, 1946. Moten gives his son advice on getting into a good medical school, and assures him that he will help his son out whenever he needs it.
Date: April 12, 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, January 5, 1947]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on January 5, 1947, noting that it is nine years since the passing of the children's mother. He asks after Don's wife, and encloses tax notices.
Date: January 5, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, February 16, 1947]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on February 16, 1947. He discusses his son's plan to set up his optometry practice in Indianapolis after recently leaving the Army.
Date: February 16, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Daisy M. Moten, April 30, 1946]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his sister Daisy Moten, on April 30, 1946. He asks her if she thinks she has done the right thing by remaining single after the death of her husband, and tells her that he is very happy with his second marriage. He thanks her for a Christmas present and an Easter card, and tells her that she is always welcome to visit his home.
Date: April 30, 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Walter Davis, May 17, 1946]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Walter Davis of Giddings, on May 17, 1946, informing Davis that he will always have priority over those who wish to lease Moten's property in Texas for a greater price.
Date: May 17, 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Pierce S. Moten, September 27, 1943]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his cousin Pierce S. Moten of Birmingham, Alabama, on September 27, 1943. He commends him on the noteworthy job he is doing in Birmingham, and for his hospitality during their recent visit.
Date: September 27, 1943
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, February 5, 1947]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten in Chicago, on February 5, 1947. He sends his son's club memberships, and talks about a new car for Don, as well as finding him and his wife a new place to stay.
Date: February 5, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, April 30, 1946]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten in Chicago, on April 30, 1946. He discusses his son's Hoosier Motor Club membership, and the fact that the Chicago Club doesn't accept Negro patrons. He also mentions Don's desire to go to school, and suggests staying in Chicago.
Date: April 30, 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Josephine Bramlette Moten and his sister-in-law, April 29, 1947]

Description: Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Josephine Bramlette Moten and his sister-in-law, on April 29, 1947. In the first letter, he discusses the recovery of Josephine's sister from an accident, and hopes that she will get better. He mentions vacation plans for Hot Springs or the Mayo Clinic, as well as a trip to California. In the second letter, he sends his sympathies to his sister-in-law following her accident.
Date: April 29, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Walter Davis, July 26, 1946]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Walter Davis of Giddings, on July 26, 1946, mentioning Dr. Moten's upcoming visit to Smithville. A second letter on the back of the first is addressed to Ike, and gives the same information as the first letter.
Date: July 26, 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum