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[Two Letters from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother]

Description: Two letters from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother written during his voyage across the Atlantic Ocean while they were entering the "danger zone." Both letters primarily concern the receiving of items that have been sent from Clay to his mother. The second letter was written on the night after the first letter.
Date: 191u
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Clayton Briseel to Henry and Harriett Clay, March 20, 1922]

Description: Letter from Clayton Briseel to Mr. and Mrs. Clay regarding Briseel's acknowledgement of Henry Clay, Jr.'s burial in the United States. At the end Briseel mentions that he has not been able to locate any of Henry's accounts.
Date: March 20, 1922
Creator: Briseel, Clayton
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from C. Anderson Wright to Mr. and Mrs. Clay, April 15, 1921]

Description: Letter from C. Anderson Wright, president of Tale-Spins Magazine Co. to the parents of Henry Clay, Jr. apologizing for the War Department having not altered Clay, Jr.'s status. He does off a complementary subscription to the magazine if they would like.
Date: April 15, 1921
Creator: Wright, C. Anderson
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from P. C. Harris to Henry R. Clay, Jr., September 16, 1920]

Description: Letter from the Adjutant General P. C. Harris to Henry R. Clay, Sr., concerning an award to be awarded posthumously to Henry Clay, Jr. The letter documents two combats that Henry Clay, Jr. fought valiantly against a larger force.
Date: September 16, 1920
Creator: Harris, P. C.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Jae P. Moore to Henry Clay, Sr., April 24, 1919]

Description: Letter to Henry Clay, Sr. from Jae P. Moore concerning Moore's sending of Henry Clay, Jr.'s combat reports. Moore says that the reports are copies made "from the original that I took for myself."
Date: August 24, 1919
Creator: Moore, Jae P.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Sol Reinthal to Henry Clay, Sr., April 4, 1919]

Description: Letter from Sol Reinthal to Henry Clay, Sr. regarding the death of Henry Clay, Jr. Reinthal includes a message from his son that describes the amazing qualities of Clay, Jr.
Date: April 4, 1919
Creator: Reinthal, Sol
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to Jenni Hill, December 10, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to Jenni Hill describing his actions from 1917 to 1918. Clay left the U. S. on August 18, 1917 and then left England on March 17, 1918; he first went over the lines in April 1918.
Date: December 10, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from E. A. Starks to Henry Clay, Sr., December 5, 1918]

Description: Letter from E. A. Starks to Henry Clay, Sr. concerning Starks' introduction to Henry Clay, Jr. in which he tells of Clay, Jr.'s courage and ability as a pilot. Starks tells the story of Clay, Jr. shooting down a German plane and then taking parts of the plane as souvenirs.
Date: December 5, 1918
Creator: Starks, E. A.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, Spring 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home concerning the recent mail issues and the different types of planes that are used in training. Clay is still seeking his commission which would pay him $230 a month.
Date: Spring 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, Spring 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family primarily primarily dealing with flying tactics and maneuvers a pilot takes, sometimes in dangerous positions, to fly the plane accordingly. He remarks at the end that his commission was issued as a 2nd Lieutenant and he did receive the box from his mother.
Date: Spring 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, March 19, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family discussing his posting to his squadron and his address will be changing. He goes on to express his love for his mother and his desire to save as much money as possible while overseas.
Date: March 19, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, March 7, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home during his stay in Scotland. In he first half of the letter Clay is thanking his mother for the box she sent him and some pictures as well; afterwards Clay goes into talking about being the first American Squadron to "fight Huns," and possibly being made a captain by the time they depart for France.
Date: March 7, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, March 1, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr, to his family from Scotland while he takes a course on gunnery. Clay has nothing but good things to say about the picturesque landscape and nice hotel he is staying in. One of the boys in his detachment also received word that commissions are imminent.
Date: March 1, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Brother Ashton, February 22, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his brother Ashton regarding his current status in England. Another one of Clay's friends died in a flying accident and he tells his brother that he should join the Royal Flying Corps instead of being conscripted by the United States. A new commanding officer who knows a great deal has talked about making Clay an instructor in the Royal Flying Corps.
Date: February 22, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Parents, February 14, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his parents regarding conditions in England; at the time the weather was bad and he hadn't flown more than five times the past week. Clay could soon get his commission but could get his wings first if he flies five hours in a Sopwith Pup thus meeting Royal Flying Corps requirements for wings.
Date: February 14, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Parents, February 13, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his parents concerning his status in England. Clay mentions that he is "fed up" with the army system since his pay got cut even further. Part of his letter pertains to his mother getting out and seeing a picture show.
Date: February 13, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Sister-in-Law, February 6, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his sister-in-law concerning his brother, her husband Ashton. He spends most of this letter essentially comforting her and telling her that flying is not anymore dangerous than any other branch.
Date: February 6, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Alliert Ainsworth to Henry Clay, Sr., January 28, 1918]

Description: Letter from Alliert Ainsworth to Henry Clay, Sr. regarding the death of her son and the compassion that Henry Clay, Jr. showed their family. She goes on to describe the unfair treatment Washington has given Clay, Jr.'s detachment in England and herself by not clarifying the cause of Harold Ainsworth's death.
Date: January 28, 1918
Creator: Ainsworth, Alliert
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family Back Home, January 13, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home regarding his daily activities in Wye, England. In his letter he talks about different types of airplanes they are around and notes that he saw a Bristol fighter land on a previous day.
Date: January 13, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, January 6, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home concerning recent posting to Wye, England. Clay does not find this place to be very enjoyable, and he is upset that other pilots coming from the states are already commissioned and being sent to the front.
Date: January 6, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas