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Letter from State Senator Gonzalo Barrientos

Description: Letter from State Senator of District 14 Gonzalo Barrientos, supporting First Baptist Church on its project to record their history as the oldest Baptist church for African- Americans.
Date: March 30, 2001
Creator: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Letter from Kirk Watson, Mayor of Austin

Description: Letter from Austin Mayor Kirk Watson, supporting Ernestine Thompson and First Baptist Church on its project to chronicle its 133 year past.
Date: January 22, 2001
Creator: Kirk Watson
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

[Letter from Yvonne Sutherlin to Texas Secretary of State, June 11, 2000]

Description: Letter from Yvonne Sutherlin to the Texas Secretary of State, on June 11, 2000, enclosing photocopies of share certificates taken out by E. B. Sutherlin, and asking for information on The Se-Cola Bottling Company.
Date: June 11, 2000
Creator: Sutherlin, Yvonne Aaron
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

Letter from Governor George W. Bush

Description: Letter congratulating First Baptist Church on its 130th Anniversary from Governor George W. Bush.
Date: April 3, 1997
Creator: Bush, George W.
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

[Letter from Robert L. Schaadt to Yvonne Sutherlin, January 2, 1986]

Description: Letter from Robert L. Schaadt to Yvonne Sutherlin, on January 2, 1986, thanking her for her donation of her mother-in-law's diary. He expresses his delight at reading it, and asks if Sutherlin would like to donate anything else to the Sam Houston Regional Library & Research Center.
Date: January 2, 1986
Creator: Schaadt, Robert L.
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Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter from Yvonne Sutherlin to Rudene Graham, July 24, 1985]

Description: Letter from Yvonne Sutherlin to Rudene Graham, on July 24, 1985, giving Graham background on the members of the family that may be related to her, as well as mentioning the books Sutherlin has found on her husband's family.
Date: July 24, 1985
Creator: Sutherlin, Yvonne Aaron
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter from Rudene Graham to Yvonne Sutherlin, July 15, 1985]

Description: Letter from Rudene Graham to Yvonne Sutherlin, on July 15, 1985, discussing the research they have both been doing into their ancestors. Graham asks Sutherlin about a book she had heard of concerning the Sutherlin family.
Date: July 15, 1985
Creator: Graham, Rudene
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter from Mary H. to Yvonne and James Sutherlin, May 22, 1984]

Description: Letter from Mary H. to Yvonne and James Sutherlin, on May 22, 1984, asking for important dates and church activities of James' parents so they may be included in a book of First Christian Church history.
Date: May 22, 1984
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter from Yvonne Sutherlin to Lorna Lutes Sylvester, March 17, 1983]

Description: Letter from Yvonne Sutherlin to Lorna Lutes Sylvester, on March 17, 1983, supplying information on the relatives they have in common. She encloses a copy of Edith Sutherlin's diary, and gives a small biography of her life.
Date: March 17, 1984
Creator: Sutherlin, Yvonne Aaron
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Index for the Vore Letter Collection]

Description: Description of a letter collection between I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. Regarding the claims of the Texas Cherokees. All of the letters are digitized and online in the Portal to Texas History.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Irving Near Dallas

Description: Advertisement from the Irving Board of Trade, enticing farmers to move to Irving, Texas.
Date: c. 1908
Creator: Irving Board of Trade
Partner: Irving Archives

[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer]

Description: Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer. She briefly discusses being unable to meet with John in the morning, because she is not feeling well.
Date: unknown
Creator: Davis, Emma
Partner: Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer

Reverend Marvin C. Griffin

Description: Written information about the accomplishments of Reverend Marvin C. Griffin of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Austin, TX.
Date: unknown
Partner: Other

[Western Union Telegram to Soloman Falls]

Description: A telegram sent from Washington D.C. to Mr. Soloman Falls, to inform him of his son Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Fall's death in France on November 6th. The telegram features the words Western Union Telegram along with the company's logo of the globe surrounded by the words "Western Union" at the top center, with standard telegram form information to either side (i.e. blanks available to complete with sender and receiver information). None of the blank spaces have been completed. Below this writing, the message reads: "No 3, CK 24 Government, Washington, D.C. 514 PM 5th" -- "Mr. Soloman Falls Roxton, Texas" -- "Deeply regret to inform you that Corporal Jett Falls Inf is officially reported as killed in Action November Sixth" -- "Harris the Adjt. -- 8.48 PM"
Date: unknown
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Letter from Craig C. Watkins to Edgar B. Sutherlin, July 2, 1958]

Description: Letter from Craig C. Watkins of the Veterans Administration to Edgar B. Sutherlin, on July 2, 1958, acknowledging receipt of Sutherlin's application for compensation or pension, and informing him that it has been referred to the Veterans Benefit Office.
Date: July 2, 1958
Creator: Watkins, Craig C.
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter, June 27, 1935]

Description: Letter from "kids" to "Hubby, Uncle John, and All" on June 27, 1935, discussing a visit with Maurine and Ted McElroy, and a dinner.
Date: June 27, 1935
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter from Edith Wilson Sutherlin to her parents, August 24, 1927]

Description: Letter from Edith Wilson Sutherlin to John and Sophia Wilson, on August 24, 1927. She writes about her daughters, one of whom is entering college soon, and a boy who helps her husband at his shop.
Date: August 24, 1927
Creator: Sutherlin, Edith Hallie Wilson
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter from Edith Wilson Sutherlin to her parents, April 12, 1926]

Description: Letter from Edith Wilson Sutherlin to John and Sophia Wilson, on April 12, 1926. She is thankful they arrived home safely, and berates them for not asking for money when they nearly went broke.
Date: April 12, 1926
Creator: Sutherlin, Edith Hallie Wilson
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter from D.H. Scott to Mrs. C.I. Scofield, July 26, 1921]

Description: Letter from D.H. Scott to Mrs. C.I Scofield with condolences on the death of her husband. Judge Scott comments on his 38 years of fellowship with C.I. Scofield.
Date: July 26, 1921
Creator: Scott, David Howell
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards