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[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, December 31, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family concerning his recent completion of hours on a Curtis plane. There is also a good chance that he will be commissioned soon; he hopes to get a few days leave to go see Ruth Coleman in Birmingham.
Date: December 31, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family Back Home]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home on the day after Christmas possibly in 1917. Clay speaks about his flight training and his desire to become a scout; he spent Christmas there but received a turkey dinner from Mrs. Henson. At the end he talks about the clock he is making out of a damaged propeller.
Date: 1917-12-26?
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Brother Ashton, December 22, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his brother Ashton concerning the death of one of his friends due to a flying accident. Clay goes on to speak about how he had been flying the same plane before his friend went up and had the accident; according to Clay he neglected to tell this to his parents.
Date: December 22, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, December 22, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family wishing them a merry Christmas and the possibility that he will be home by next Christmas. At the end he talks about the costs of living in England at the time.
Date: December 22, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, Fall 1917]

Description: A letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother and family back home regarding his financial situation while in New York City, New York. Clay had to spend a lot of money on equipment that his lieutenant told him he must buy, later Clay spends a few pages asking his mother to be proud of him for going off to fight for a good cause.
Date: Winter 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, December 13, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family concerning a recent crash he had while flying. Most of the letter is a summary of the incident but the end of the letter he says that he hopes to finish his thirty flight hours by Christmas.
Date: December 13, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, December 9, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family concerning his recent first and second solo flights. Clay also says that he recently received four more letters from his mother dated from October and November.
Date: December 9, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother, November 13, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother on her birthday. Most of the first page is dedicated to his love for her but Clay returns to talking about his flight training. Clay ends by addressing the letter that his mom had sent two months earlier in which she talked about a nightmare she had.
Date: November 13, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, November 7, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family regarding his current status in England. He did not fly this day as it was a squadron holiday, but does comment on the poor conditions of his hotel living quarters.
Date: November 7, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, November 1, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home mostly concerning his distaste for the living conditions in England, as well as his poor flight instructor. At the end of his letter he mentions that he will be changing addresses again.
Date: November 1, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter From Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, October 29, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home primarily concerning America's involvement in the war. According to Clay, their involvement in the war has changed everything and hopefully it will be over by Christmas 1918.
Date: October 29, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Two Letters from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother, October 27 & 28, 1917]

Description: Two letters from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother and family. The first letter primarily concerns his living situation in Stamford, England along with a short discussion about his first real flight time. In the second letter Clay primarily talks about a rain-filled day and reading, along with him and his friend DeGarmo eating peanut butter.
Date: October 27, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter From Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, October 26, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home concerning his stay in Stamford, England. Currently Clay does not have an assigned room and is eating in the officers' mess; he asks for some magazines as he has plenty of time to read.
Date: October 26, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter From Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, October 25, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home concerning his recent joyride in a Curtis machine airplane. He and the other men are now in Stamford, England and have been placed into squadrons.
Date: October 25, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother, October 19, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother in Fort Worth, Texas in which he mentions that he transferred money to the bank in Fort Worth. The main part of this letter concerns the items that Clay has bought and payments he has received.
Date: October 19, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother, October 16, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother regarding the receiving of letters back and forth. Clay asks about people back home including Jack who took a physical per joining the military; in England Clay had just been ordered to get a tailored suit. Finally he asks again to not worry about him while he is away.
Date: October 16, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother, October 13, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother back home regarding the recent letter that he received from her and his flying training that he will soon be starting. Part of his letter also concerns the well-being of others back home and the recent "discord in the family."
Date: October 13, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter to Alma Hiller, October 8,1917]

Description: Letter to Alma Hiller from her little cousin, "Hef", who writes about what it's like for him at Camp MacArthur, a military training base in Waco, Texas. The letter also discusses other family members, including a newborn baby in the family. The stationery letterhead has on its left and right side, respectively, an American flag image and a symbol that consists of a triangle within a circle, and it reads, "National War Work Council, Army and Navy Young Men's Christian Associations, 'with the colors'".
Date: October 8, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother, October 4, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother regarding his near payment for his time since he left Austin. Some of the money needs to go to his friend after having been lent some; he wishes for his mother to send him food while describing the food he eats overseas.
Date: October 4, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Folks, October 2, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his "folks" back home considering his current condition in England. Not much had happened since the previous letter but it is getting colder; Clay says that Captain Cousins told them they might become captains soon, and he feels that America is getting its act together rapidly.
Date: October 2, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother and Family, September 22, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother and family back home in Texas describing his studies and adventures in England. He has learned a lot about plane engines and has been to numerous locations throughout Great Britain.
Date: September 22, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to A. M. Hilliard, September 15, 1917]

Description: Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to A. M. Hilliard discussing the informality of the request for permission dates for consolidation of the eleventh and twelfth districts. It is mentioned that the consolidation has been discussed the management of the company, but no formal permission has been given. The consolidation was not approved by the General Committee of the Firemen's Organization until the last meeting in Dallas during spring of 1917.
Date: September 15, 1917
Creator: Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society