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[Letter from Daniel Ruiz to John J. Herrera]

Description: Letter from Daniel Ruiz, of Council Number 229, to John J. Herrera, thanking Herrera for his participation and presence at the Bryan, Texas Council No. 229's Open House. Ruiz also informs Herrera that Council No. 229 would be honored to have Cliff Lopez, Chaplain, give the official prayer at the National Convention at Galveston. Ruiz also informs Herrera that he will work diligently to get Herrera pictures of the hall and ball park before the National Convention.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ruiz, Daniel

[Letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez - 1955-05-19]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez of Galveston Council 151, asking Martinez to send a Lulac Program so that Herrera can have the events planned announced over the radio station KLVL. Herrera also asks Martinez to have Brother Cliff Lopez, chaplain of the Bryan Council, give the official prayer at the Convention in Galveston. Herrera tells Martinez of his plans to be a moderator at one of the seminars and mentions that it will be a "tight fight for the National Presidency."
Date: May 19, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Luciano Santoscoy - 1955-05-17]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Luciano Santoscoy, sending greetings and to inform Santoscoy that he was in Bryan, Texas for the inauguration of Bryan Council No. 221's home and ball park. Herrera also talks about his participation in the commemoration of San Jacinto Day (April 21) at the San Jacinto Monument. Herrera gives a bit of history about himself: "I am also a member of the Sons of the Republic of Texas due to my relation to Pedro Herrera, who fought at San Jacinto, Blas Herrera of Bear County in San Antonio, who was a scout for Sam Houston, and Francisco Ruiz, alcalde [mayor] of San Antonio during the Texas Revolution, and one of the two native Texans who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence." Herrera praises Santoscoy in the remaining portion of the letter on a job well done on the LULAC News publication.
Date: May 17, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.