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[Letter to Henry Wade #2]

Description: Photocopy of a threatening letter written to Henry Wade. In the letter, an unknown author requests that Jack Ruby be released from prison.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Correspondence Between Citizens and the Chief of Police]

Description: Correspondence between the Chief of Police and citizens who are requesting information. Citizens range from students to writers. The Chief of Police states that he is unable to provide further information as a matter of department policy.
Date: 1969
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Letter to Police Department, January 4, 1967]

Description: Photocopy of a letter mailed to the Chief of Police in Dallas, Texas on January 4th, 1967. The letter regards the Kennedy assassination and Jack Ruby. It is largely illegible.
Date: January 4, 1967
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Correspondence Between Doyle Batey and Charles Batchelor]

Description: Correspondence between Mr. Doyle Batey and Chief Charles Batchelor. In his letter, Batey requests that the Dallas Police Department send him photos of Lee Harvey Oswald. Charles Batchelor responds that he is unable to do so and suggests that Batey contact the United States Department of Justice.
Date: December 1968
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Letter to Waggoner Carr by Herbert C. Holdridge, November 27, 1963 #1]

Description: Photocopy of a letter which is addressed to Attorney General Waggoner Carr. The letter, which was written by Herbert C. Holdridge, states that more concern should be made for President Lyndon Johnson's place in the assassination of President Kennedy.
Date: November 27, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Letters Regarding Oswald Museum, 1965 #2]

Description: Letters regarding the purchase of items related to Lee Harvey Oswald by Leon H. Hough, a resident of St. Augustine, Florida and operator of Courtesy Gas. An ambulance and furniture from a room Oswald once rented were purchased for display in a museum.
Date: [1965-05-28..1965-06-08]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Correspondence with Emory L. Brown, November 1967]

Description: Correspondence between Emory L. Brown, Jr. and various individuals at the Dallas Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the National Archives and Records Service regarding the assassination of President Kennedy. The individuals state that they have nothing to add to the Warren Commission's report.
Date: [1967-11-14..1968-11-25]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Letter to Chief of Police from Noah V. Dillard, June 12, 1964 #1]

Description: Letter which was written by Noah V. Dillard of Oklahoma and addressed to the Chief of Police. Dillard gives his ideas as to how President Kennedy was assassinated. He states the opinion that President Kennedy was a martyr.
Date: June 12, 1964
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Letters Mailed to Jack Ruby at Dallas County Jail]

Description: Poor quality photocopies of letters which were sent to Jack Ruby during his time at Dallas County Jail. The letters were written by citizens, many of whom express an interest in his well-being and spirituality.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Letters Sent to Jack Ruby in County Jail]

Description: Photocopies of letters which were sent to Jack Ruby during his time at County Jail. The letters were written by citizens, many of whom express an interest in his well-being and spirituality.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Letters Sent to Jack Ruby at County Jail by Citizens]

Description: Poor quality photocopies of letters which were sent to Jack Ruby during his time at Dallas County Jail. The letters were written by citizens, many of whom express an interest in his well-being and spirituality.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Letter to J. E. Curry from Anonymous Citizen]

Description: Letter from anonymous citizen to J. E. Curry of the Dallas Police Department. The citizen states distaste for the Dallas Police Department and the belief that the truth will come out in time.
Date: [1965..1967]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Letter to J. E. Curry from Waggoner Carr, January 17, 1964 #4]

Description: Letter to Chief J. E. Curry from Waggoner Carr, attorney general of Texas. Waggoner Carr requests that Curry forward information regarding Lee Harvey Oswald's education and psychiatric history to his office. The letter is accompanied by a carbon copy of a letter from J. E. Curry to Waggoner Carr which states that additional information is enclosed.
Date: January 17, 1964
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Reports and Clippings, 1964 #1]

Description: Three brief reports which regard the receipt of a postcard by Chief J. E. Curry. The postcard was postmarked Portland, Oregon. Newspaper clippings, titled "Defend Dallas, Lawyer Urges" and "What Is the FBI Reason for Stopping Training in Police Academy," are also included. The articles appeared in the Dallas County Journal.
Date: [1964-05-12..1964-06-05]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Letter to Waggoner Carr from J. E. Curry]

Description: Carbon copy of a letter to Waggoner Carr from Chief J. E. Curry of the Dallas Police Department. The letter is devoted to a list of evidence collected in connection to the Kennedy assassination. Items include video tapes, microfilm, photos, copies, and laboratory reports.
Date: January 8, 1964
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Letter from O. A. Jones to J. E. Curry, December 5, 1963]

Description: Letter from O. A. Jones to Jesse E. Curry, on December 5, 1963, informing Curry that an anonymous informant has told him that a couple, the Hamlins, are receiving funds towards the defense cost for Jack Ruby.
Date: December 5, 1963
Creator: Jones, O. A.

[Letters from Citizens to the Dallas Police Department]

Description: A collection of letters from citizens to the Dallas Police Department. Letters regard school projects, autograph requests, and a negative regard for the Police Department's handling of the Kennedy assassination. Some letters are accompanied by carbon copies of responses by Chief J. E. Curry.
Date: [1965..1966]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Complaints and Commendations for J. D. Tippit]

Description: Photocopies of complaints and commendations in regard to the performance of Officer J. D. Tippit. These documents date from 1952 to 1963.
Date: [1952..1963]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Correspondence with Citizens, 1968]

Description: Letters from citizens regarding negative accusations made about the Dallas Police Department. Responses by the police department state that it is department policy to make no opinions known.
Date: [1968-02-13..1968-05-14]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Letters by Citizens to Police]

Description: Letters received by the Dallas Police Department from citizens requesting information regarding the Kennedy assassination and related cases. Carbon copies of response letters are included with the letters themselves.
Date: [1963..1964]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.