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[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Clara Evans Willis, May 31, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Clara Evans Willis, on May 31, 1944. He entreats her to get well and be careful while recovering from her operation, and thanks her for some boxes of food she sent to him. He tells her his company has moved into tents, with six men to a tent, which he finds to be a relief from living in a room with thirty other men.
Date: May 31, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Clara Evans Willis, May 7, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Clara Evans Willis, on May 7, 1944. He tells her to get the very best care during and after her operation, and to ask his father to write him every day to tell him how his mother is.
Date: May 7, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 27, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on May 27, 1944. He is glad to finally hear news of his mother after her surgery from his father and Aunt Lucile, and urges Clara to write him as soon as she is able. He also complains about the heat of the Italian summer.
Date: May 27, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 30, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on May 30, 1944. He says that Wilbur Crawford is getting better, and you can't even tell that his leg was ever injured. He urges his mother to get well, saying that he hopes he will be home that year. He dwells on the weather for a while, and tells them not to send him his bathing suit as he already has one.
Date: May 30, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 18, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on May 18, 1944. He is glad they decided not to sell the house, and offers to help fixing it up when he gets back. He tells of meeting up with a friend, and getting a letter from his aunt asking about the Red Cross.
Date: May 18, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 19, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on May 19, 1944. His friend Wilbur Crawford now works at the hospital and gets Thursdays off, so Willis takes Thursday off as well. He looks forward to going swimming with Crawford, although it rains frequently. He wishes his mother well.
Date: May 19, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 8, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on May 8, 1944. He wishes he could be at home with his mother, who had an operation. He looks forward to going swimming again, as it's getting hotter in Italy, and he asks after the fishing in Waco. He also mentions that his friend Wilbur Crawford is in the hospital.
Date: May 8, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 13, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on May 13, 1944. He thanks them for the flint they sent him, and asks for a few more boxes. He sends his condolences on all the rain Waco had received, noting that it'll take a while for the river to recede and the fishing to improve. He mentions seeing Wilbur Crawford recently, and the two of them deciding they want to go on a camping trip. He sends well wishes to his mother.
Date: May 13, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 15, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on May 15, 1944. He laments celebrating another birthday overseas, and wishes he could be home for his birthday as well as Mother's Day. He got a letter from a friend in the Pacific who gets to go home when his 18 month service is up, and Willis wishes he could say the same. He expresses regret at one of his father's calves drowning when Waco got a lot of rain, and tells his mother he will buy her and his Aunt Lucile cameos the next time he goes into town.
Date: May 15, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 13, 1945]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr., on May 13, 1945, detailing his time overseas. He worked in a plant for a while, then in a battery shop. After a while he broke his foot, and had it put in a cast, so he worked in a supply room until it healed. They were on their way to Oran when Italy fell, so they went on to Italy instead. After the invasion of southern France, his company moved to northern Italy and built the largest maintenance shop in Italy. In May 1945, he was in charge of the Tire and Battery Shop.
Date: May 13, 1945
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 17, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on May 17, 1944. He reflects on the strangeness of spending two birthdays overseas, and wishes to spend his next one in America. He tells them he went to see a movie the day before, which he didn't like. He concludes by expressing a wish to meet Jean Wood, and wonders if he still remembers how to talk to girls.
Date: May 17, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Lucile Evans Kendrick, May 8, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Lucile Evans Kendrick, on May 8, 1944. He apologizes for not writing more, although he mentions getting a letter from Kendrick's son, Jimmie, who is stationed in the Tropics. Jimmie complained about the food, and Willis tells Lucile Kendrick he knows what Jimmie means. He promises to find her a good cameo from the Italian market, and is glad that it is getting warmer in Italy.
Date: May 8, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Don King to Captain Charles R. Griggs, May 2, 1945]

Description: Letter from a soldier named Don King to Captain Charles R. Griggs concerning his status in his current company as first sergeant but will probably be moved back once a new man is assigned. King tells Griggs that he wants him to spend time with him and his wife after the war is over and that he really would like to see him and talk to him in person.
Date: May 2, 1945
Creator: King, Don
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from June Yates to Cal Yates]

Description: Letter from June Yates to Cal describing his travels across Germany after the war was over. June notes the destruction that the bombs inflicted on some of the large cities and testifies for the accuracy of the horror stories told from the concentration camps; they are still very busy as they are the only hospital for miles.
Date: 1945-05-21~
Creator: Yates, June
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Letter from I. H. to Cecile Kempner, May 31, 1952]

Description: Letter to Cecile from her father about family matters, investment bonds, the taxes on the bonds, international relations, and Texas primaries.
Date: May 31, 1952
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May 26, 1846]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to Ferd[inand] Louis Huth acknowledging receipt of his letter and discussing financial matters relating to the colony. He includes several excerpts from letters from Castro. Signed by Huth on May 26, 1846 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: May 26, 1846
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] informing him that Maas wanted to leave on the Ocean but met a woman and got married and so will be leaving on the Marie Jeannette. He states that the new batch of emigrants is full of good hardworking people.
Date: May 1844
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from August Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May 26, 1846]

Description: Letter from August [Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] stating that Castro has already left for Texas and describing ideas for trade. He also mentions the possibility of Louis going into business with a tanner in Deisslingen who may emigrate. Signed August on May 26, 1846 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: May 26, 1846
Creator: Huth, August
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, May 14, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin concerning recovering property in Arkansas for James Bryan's heirs. Perry also reports other news from Missouri and of the election of John Quincy Adams and the United States' recognition of Mexico's independence.
Date: May 14, 1825
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg, May 10, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg requesting that Middleton attempt to engage Russia in persuading Spain to not continue fighting in order to hold onto to its New World colonies.
Date: May 10, 1825
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Guillaume D'Hanis to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May 6, 1846]

Description: Letter from G[uillau]me D'Hanis to [Ferdinand] L[oui]s Huth discussing emigrants bound for the United States on eight separate ships. He also informs him of Castro's departure and implores him to construct for Castro a house. Signed Gme. D'Hanis on May 6, 1846 in Antwerp.
Date: May 6, 1846
Creator: D'Hanis, Guillaume
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History