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[Transcript of letter Thomas J. Rusk to William E. Wallace, July 5, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Brigadier General Thomas J. Rusk to Captain William E. Wallace ordering Wallace to move his company to De Leon's Rancho on Garcitas Creek where he will join Captain William H. Smith's company. Rusk also orders Wallace to arrest any men who attempt to desert the army.
Date: July 5, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of table of contents from Stephen F. Austin's letter and memorandum album, and a letter from Stephen F. Austin to President Andrew Jackson, July 4, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for the table of contents for Stephen F. Austin's letter and memorandum album. The document also includes a copy of a letter from Stephen F. Austin to President Jackson, in which Austin encourages the United States to mediate in ending the war between Texas and Mexico.
Date: July 4, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Raymond Reyna to John J. Herrera - 1953-02-11]

Description: Letter from Raymond Reyna of Victoria, Texas to John J. Herrera, dated February 11, 1953. Reyna asks for an appointment to discuss the case of Manuel Perez, who was charged with a murder in Port Lavaca.
Date: February 11, 1953
Creator: Reyna, Raymond
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-11-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC District 5 Governor, dated November 3, 1950. Explains process of Houston LULAC Council offer to hold the Texas Regional LULAC Convention in Houston on January 20 and 21, 1950. Also discusses a November 12th LULAC meeting in Wharton County to meet with prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties.
Date: November 3, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to League of United Latin American Citizens members - 1950]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC members, handwritten date of 1950 on bottom of page. This letter is a notice to LULAC members of a day-long LULAC meeting sponsored by the Wharton County LULAC council for prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties. It covers the agenda, speakers, and points to be discussed.
Date: 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John C. Beasley - May 17, 1886]

Description: Letter written by John C. Beasley to "S. and J.," requesting a response to questions and issues discussed therein.
Date: May 17, 1886
Creator: Beasley, John C.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Eleanor McLernon to Alan Cranston, May 15, 1978]

Description: Letter from Eleanor Brown to Senator Alan Cranston asking why the WASP still have not received veteran status despite Congress saying that they would be given such status.
Date: May 15, 1978
Creator: Brown, Eleanor McLernon
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Correspondence from Catherine Murphy to Eleanor Brown, Oct 25, 2004]

Description: Correspondence from Catherine Murphy to Eleanor Brown containing a copy of the information Murphy has on file for Brown and a list of the WASPs in Region 2. A handwritten note at the top of page 1 states, "Total 175 WASP in Reg II."
Date: October 25, 2004
Creator: Murphy, Catherine A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Alan Cranston to Eleanor Brown, May 5, 1978]

Description: Letter from Alan Cranston to Eleanor Brown discussing the GI Bill Improvement Act of 1977 and the criteria the Secretary of Defense will use to determine if the WASPs and other groups are eligible to receive veterans' benefits for their service to the Armed Forces.
Date: May 5, 1978
Creator: Cranston, Alan
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Leticia Van de Putte to Eleanor Brown, October 4, 2007]

Description: Letter from Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte to Eleanor Brown thanking Brown for her service during WWII as well as her attendance at a recent ceremony in Austin honoring women and their accomplishments.
Date: October 4, 2007
Creator: Van de Putte, Leticia
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from John A. Durkin to Eleanor M. Brown, November 19, 1976]

Description: Letter from John A. Durkin to Eleanor Brown acknowledging receipt of her letter. He notes that he will review the matter and get back to her soon. The letter is printed on the senator's letterhead.
Date: November 19, 1976
Creator: Durkin, John A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Jennings Randolph to Eleanor Brown, November 22, 1976]

Description: Letter from Jennings Randolph to Eleanor Brown discussing support for legislation that would award veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions that the House of Representatives failed to pass the section of H.R. 71 that would provide hospital and medical benefits to those who served in the WASP program. He assures her that the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee will continue to work with the House to resolve the issues preventing the legislation from passing.
Date: November 22, 1976
Creator: Randolph, Jennings
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Gillespie V. Montgomery to Eleanor Brown, August 30, 1977]

Description: Letter from Gillespie V. Montgomery to Eleanor Brown discussing pending legislation to award veterans' status to the WASPs. He mentions that hearings on the legislation will be held in September and that he will keep her views on the matter in mind.
Date: August 30, 1977
Creator: Montgomery, Gillespie V.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Representative John Young to Eleanor Brown, May 13, 1977]

Description: Letter from Representative John Young to Eleanor Brown discussing support for legislation to give veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions that the Veterans' Affairs Committee has advised him that hearings on the legislation will be scheduled soon.
Date: May 13, 1977
Creator: Young, John
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Representative Gillespie Montgomery to Eleanor Brown, May 10, 1977]

Description: Letter from Representative Gillespie Montgomery to Eleanor Brown discussing her support of recent bills to award veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions the process that the Chairman of the Veterans Affairs' Committee will follow to determine when the legislation will be added to the hearing schedule.
Date: May 10, 1977
Creator: Montgomery, Gillespie V.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Ray Roberts to Eleanor Brown, September 1, 1977]

Description: Letter from Ray Roberts to Eleanor Brown discussing pending legislation to award veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions that hearings on the matter have been scheduled to take place later that month and that they will include testimony from other individuals seeking veterans' status for their service during WWII.
Date: September 1, 1977
Creator: Roberts, Ray
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum