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[Letter from C. K. Griggs to Charles R. Griggs, March 27, 1945]

Description: Letter from C. K. Griggs to his son Charles R. Griggs concerning daily life back home; the letter actually is written by Charles' mother as she says "Daddy and I were hot and hostess at the USO for Sunday night." Later she discusses the new lace cloth being made and saying that cloth at home runs "from 10 cents to 25 cents per yard."
Date: March 27, 1945
Creator: Griggs, C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Portrait of Private Dayton Simon O'Keefe]

Description: Portrait of Private Dayton Simon O'Keefe with a caption on the photo saying this was taken at "Ft. Worth, Texas at the Wallace Studio May 10, 1943." The text on the slip at the bottom of the picture contains information about O'Keefe and his role in the military: "Dayton Simon O'Keefe Private Battery B, 190th Field Artillery Battalion # 3831117 Died November 12, 1944 in Belgium."
Date: unknown
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Portrait of Sergeant Troy Weldon Norris]

Description: Portrait of Sergeant Troy Weldon Norris wearing his military uniform. The text on the bottom of the picture contains information about his role in the military and the dates of his birth and death: "Sgt. Troy Weldon Norris, Co. I. 101st Airborne Inft. Born April 29, 1920 Killed in action Jan. 13th, 1945 in Belgium."
Date: unknown
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Summary of an Interview with Asa M. Duncan]

Description: Summary describing an interview with Asa M. Duncan, highlighting his service to the military as an infantryman in the US Army during WWII, and his experiences of coming home. It also includes comments and observations by the author about the interview experience and Mr. Duncan himself.
Date: 1995~
Creator: Jeffrey, Erin & Duncan, Asa M.
Partner: Lee College

[Letter from Edouard Potjes to Mrs. L. F. Turney, April 22, 1925]

Description: Letter from Edouard Potjes to his dear friends discussing his stay in Seattle, a trip he and his wife took to Belgium, a chronic illness, and the hotel where he is staying. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. L. F. Turney in Dallas, Texas, and is postmarked on April 23, 1926. The return address is for the Hotel Sorrento in Seattle, Washington.
Date: April 22, 1926
Creator: Potjes, Edouard
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May 15, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] impatiently awaiting news of the colony and hoping the 59 emigrants sent though New Orleans arrive without trouble. He mentions that he is corresponding with Huth's father and expects to see him soon. Signed H. Castro on May 15, 1845 in Antwerp.
Date: May 15, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, August 15, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] announcing that he has won his lawsuit. He instructs him to have Dr. Cupples go to Galveston to meet Mr. Maqueray and route the new colonists through Corpus Christi. He includes details of Huth's appointment as Director and three other commissions. A postscript states that Mr. Maqueray will be unable to leave and a replacement must be found. Signed Hr. Castro on August 15, 1845 in Antwerp.
Date: August 15, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, September 17, 1845, Copy 2]

Description: Letter from H[enr]i Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth regarding a new batch of emigrants and some specific instructions regarding the colony. Marked "Duplicate". Signed Hi. Castro on Sept. 17, 1845 in Antwerp. Includes a document listing names of colonists under the headings "house[s] built" and "under construction," with several dates listed.
Date: September 17, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, October 15, 1845]

Description: Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth assuring him that he is writing twice a month and stating that Huth's letters are not reaching him. He also dictates his wishes for the construction of his house and gardens and states that he expects to bring with him a large number of families with money when he returns. He ends with several subjects he wishes Huth to address in his return letter. Signed Hy. Castro on October 15, 1845 in Antwerp.
Date: October 15, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 15, 1846]

Description: Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] L[ouis] Huth acknowledging receipt of Huth's long-awaited letter. He also discusses the arrival of 88 colonists on the Alberdena and the upcoming arrival of the Cronstadt with 110 passengers. He instructs Huth to immediately head to Corpus Christi to meet the convoy. In closing, he informs him of his plan to leave on April 5th for probably arrival in mid June. Signed H. Castro on March 15, 1846 in Antwerp.
Date: March 15, 1846
Creator: Castro, Henri
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History