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[Letter from Juan Fernando de Palacio to José Martínez de Sotomayor, August 31, 1768]

Description: Letter from Juan Fernando de Palacio, Governor of Nuevo Santander, to Joseph Martinez de Soto Mayor, Alcalde de Laredo. Palacio acknowledges that he received the letters from de Soto Mayor concerning a woman who hanged herself, but the documents concerning the case should be kept in the Alcalde's file; de Palacio says that de Soto Mayor should continue raising funds for the Church.
Date: August 31, 1768
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Juan de Dios Canedo to Lorenzo de Zavala, August 31, 1828]

Description: Juan de Dios Canedo to Lorenzo de Zavala: Defending the actions of the federal government in withdrawing troops to Coyoacan and placing them at the orders of the legislature with the consent of the governor. Mexico, August 31, 1828.
Date: August 31, 1828
Creator: Canedo, Juan de Dios
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letters from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, August 31, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand Louis Huth] expressing sadness and astonishment that all of [Louis'] property was stolen on the journey, asking why Vicar Pfanner hasn't written, and expressing surprise that Philip Schneider turned out to be so ungrateful. He also asks after various colonists and tells him that until the stock company for the colony is established, he will not use Louis' name in connection with it. Signed "Your dear and faithful father Huth" in August 1845. Also, Letter … more
Date: August 31, 1845
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mr. Moore and Sis, August 31, 1879]

Description: She was glad to hear that the Moore's were doing well and mentions they are doing well also. The weather is still warm, but they are expecting more rain after a thunderstorm last Saturday. They are plowing to sow wheat. The Christians have had preaching every night and Abe and Bettie went to Union to preach. Bob has made cider and sold $3 worth in town. They have apples falling and peaches that are ripe. Dinky and Bettie are going to can some apples. They have beans, tomatoes, sweet potatoes in… more
Date: August 31, 1879
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore, August 31, 1885]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore to his brother Henry S. Moore. In his letter, Charles updates his brother on the happenings of his trip, who he has visited, and how he enjoys seeing old friends again. He details news about a trip that Betty Thornhill is making to Dallas and he states that she may be visiting him soon, if she is not already there. He notes that the family listened to a sermon by Brother Haynes. All the family attended this… more
Date: August 31, 1885
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, August 31, 1890]

Description: Letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to his father, John Patterson Osterhout, regarding a trip Jeremiah and his mother were taking to visit family out of state. Jeremiah updated his father on how their family was doing and informed him that he was in need of glasses. Jeremiah said he had been feeling homesick and wanted to receive letters from home often.
Date: August 31, 1890
Creator: Osterhout, John Jeremiah
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Chester W. Nimitz to William Nimitz, August 31, 1903]

Description: Handwritten letter from Chester Nimitz to his father in Kerrville. Nimitz indicates he has changed his leave plans again to include a visit to Washington DC and West Point. He summarizes the final few days aboard the Hartford and recalls his standing in his class after the cruise. This letter is on US Naval Academy stationery.
Date: August 31, 1903
Creator: Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Transcript of Letter from Chester W. Nimitz to William Nimitz, August 31, 1903]

Description: Transcription of letter from Chester Nimitz to his father in Kerrville. Nimitz indicates he has changed his leave plans again to include a visit to Washington DC and West Point. He summarizes the final few days aboard the Hartford and recalls his standing in his class after the cruise.
Date: August 31, 1903
Creator: Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letter from Chester W. Nimitz to William Nimitz, Aug-Sep. 1905]

Description: Handwritten letter from Chester Nimitz to his father in Kerrville. Nimitz provides his opinion on the Russian navy. He also mentions the prospect of going to China and being able to visit various cities there. He anticipates staying aboard the USS Ohio (BB-12) until the next summer when new passed midshipmen arrive to fill posts and he is moved to a smaller ship. Nimitz mentions fishing for sharks in Manila Bay and recalls all the various pets aboard the ship. Nimitz also mentions that the USS … more
Date: 1905-08-31/1905-09-24
Creator: Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Transcript of Letter from Chester W. Nimitz to William Nimitz, Aug-Sep. 1905]

Description: Transcription of letter from Chester Nimitz to his father in Kerrville. Nimitz provides his opinion on the Russian navy. He also mentions the prospect of going to China and being able to visit various cities there. He anticipates staying aboard the USS Ohio (BB-12) until the next summer when new passed midshipmen arrive to fill posts and he is moved to a smaller ship. Nimitz mentions fishing for sharks in Manila Bay and recalls all the various pets aboard the ship. Nimitz also mentions that the… more
Date: 1905-08-31/1905-09-24
Creator: Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letter from B. I. Terry to Henry Sayles, August 31, 1909]

Description: Letter from B. I. Terry to Henry Sayles describing multiple railroad routes. Terry lists the conditions and distances of routes throughout Texas and provides different options for some. He states some citizens state they will help with construction only if the railroad passes through their town.
Date: August 31, 1909
Creator: Terry, Bobbie I.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Dr. James Steele to Dr. Joseph Pound, August 31, 1910]

Description: Letter from Dr. James S. Steele to Dr. Joseph Pound discussing rates for a trip to San Antonio and the prospects of eventually moving there; Steele says he plans to come visit "the old town of Dripping Springs."
Date: August 31, 1910
Creator: Steele, James S.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Letter to Dr. Joseph Pound from Mittie Pound Sorrell, August 31, 1911]

Description: Letter to Dr. Joseph Pound from Mittie Pound Sorrell in Russell, Oklahoma concerning life on their land and saying their crop yield should be good after the rain they had: "Our cotton looks good if nothing happens..." She says that "Jake and I joined the M. E. church all the children went in with the Baptist."
Date: August 31, 1911
Creator: Sorrell, Mittie Pound
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Letter from Henry Sayles to W. A. Webb, August 31, 1912]

Description: Letter from Henry Sayles to W. A. Webb congratulating him on his appointment as president of the M. K. & T. Railroad and reminding him of Sayles' views on the relationship between railroad companies and town citizens. Sayles believes if this relationship is kept in good condition, it can greatly benefit all involved.
Date: August 31, 1912
Creator: Sayles, Henry
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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