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[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 1, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 1, 1944. He says that many people think the war will be over in the fall, and that it's getting hotter in Italy, although it's cool during the evening. He works from 4:30 AM to 2:30 PM. He also mentions that the potato crop was plentiful, and he and his friend Harmon Gilbreath have been frying lots of potatoes.
Date: July 1, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 4, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 4, 1944, detailing the weather that day, and the lack of sleep he got the night before due to a visiting captain, who was the brother of one of the men in Willis' tent. He promises to get lots of sleep, and tells his mother to rest and get well.
Date: July 4, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 2, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 2, 1944. He is glad to hear that Wilbur Crawford is home, and explains that he didn't say anything because he wasn't sure when Crawford would arrive. His outfit started holding church services in the mess hall, and he plans on going often. He received a letter from Bertie, who is getting married soon, and one from Joe Lattimore, who promised to clean and oil Willis' shotgun and rifles.
Date: July 2, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 10, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 10, 1944. The mail slowed down recently, and Willis went to the EM Club because it is something to do. His outfit had fresh eggs for breakfast for the past few days. Willis had a letter from Joe, who is going to be in Waco soon, and Willis expresses his jealousy at Joe for getting to stay so close to home.
Date: July 10, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 18, 1945]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 18, 1945. He explains how he and some friends have taken over two empty rooms in the shop they run for the military, and how because of this they live like officers. He tells about going on a picnic with a German secretary and her family, and an American-born Italian girl he met there. He also tells an anecdote about going to a co-worker's house to have dinner. He explains how the military weeded out Nazis from German POWs.
Date: July 18, 1945
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 21, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 21, 1944. He apologizes for not writing more, but the war seems to be winding down and there isn't much to say. He thinks Germany will fold soon and the army will be home by spring. He wishes he could have gone fishing with his friends in Waco, and says he received a box of short bread.
Date: July 21, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 28, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 28, 1944. Willis is sorry a friend named Jack broke his arm, but assures his parents that A&M has good doctors. His outfit is still working eleven hours a day, but he notes that they've been getting better food more often. He hopes he will get a 3 day pass soon, so he can travel.
Date: July 28, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 26, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 26, 1944. The mail has all but stopped, and his work schedule has become a little more lax. He's not sure how the war can go on for much longer, and vows that they'll never get him to fight in another one.
Date: July 26, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, July 1, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] stating that he is sorry Huth has been ill and hoping he recovers quickly. He states that on the next steamer either he or an agent will arrive with needed funds. He mentions Cobb's treason. Signed Hr. Castro on July 1, 1845 in Paris.
Date: July 1, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, July 1, 1845, Copy 2]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] stating that he is sorry Huth has been ill and hoping he recovers quickly. He states that on the next steamer either he or an agent will arrive with needed funds. He mentions Cobb's treason. Signed Hr. Castro on July 1, 1845 in Paris.
Date: July 1, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from D. W. Kempner to Mary Jean, July 6, 1956]

Description: Letter from D. W. Kempner to Mary Jean discussing travel needs for the abroad trip, stock shares, and divorce business for Mary Jean.
Date: July 6, 1956
Creator: Kempner, Daniel W. (Daniel Webster), 1877-1956
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from I. H. to Cecile Kempner, July 16, 1950]

Description: Letter to Cecile from her father about Aunt Jeane travelling to New York, US relations with Korea, Germany, Austria, Japan, Russia, Russia's actions, politics, economics, possible travel, and other personal matters.
Date: July 16, 1950
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from I. H. Kempner to I. H. Kempner, Jr., July 2, 1949]

Description: Letter from I. H. Kempner to I. H. Kempner, Jr., discussing H. Kempner's cotton stock, a labor settlement, a ticket with the police, a letter from Judge Elkins, and Mr. Thompson from Coca-Cola.
Date: July 2, 1949
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 1, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 1, 1944, discussing a bottle of Italian beer he and his fellow soldiers were given, which he thinks is rotten but the rest of them seem to enjoy. From now on, he says, the soldiers will get one bottle a week. The army recently installed a drinking fountain in the town for the soldiers' use. The Italians, who Willis says have never seen one before, are intrigued by it, although they don't know how to use it.
Date: July 1, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from James M. Kendrick to Clara Willis, July 18, 1944]

Description: Letter from James M. Kendrick to Clara Willis on July 18, 1944, asking after her health. He suggests car rides as a means of convalescence, going on to say that he believes he's outgrown them and he hasn't been sick in a while. He goes on to describe the rain and the effect it's had on his tent and the ground where he's stationed. He asks after Clara's son Todd, imagining him in Rome sight-seeing. He tells his aunt to get his mother to settle down, and asks after the rest of the family.
Date: July 18, 1944
Creator: Kendrick, James M.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to his son Ferdinand Louis Huth, July 9, 1847]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to his son [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth]. He copies a letter of praise sent home by newcomers to Castroville. He discusses the purchase of 4000 acres in Castroville and Louis' demand to the Association for the 320 acres promised him. Several letters in French are included in the text. Also, he writes about Castro's sale of 40,000 acres that came as a surprise to him and his hopes that the colony will fare better than Albert anticipated. Signed "Your faithful father Huth" in Neufreystaedt and dated July 9, 1847.
Date: July 9, 1847
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Guillaume D'Hanis to Ferdinand Louis Huth, July 1, 1846]

Description: Letter from G[uillau]me D'Hanis to [Ferdinand] L[oui]s Huth acknowledging receipt of his letter and writing that Castro's impending presence will resolve some matters better than anything they could write. Signed Gme. D'Hanis on July 1, 1846 in Antwerp.
Date: July 1, 1846
Creator: D'Hanis, Guillaume
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to his sons, July 24, 1847]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to his sons, [Ferdinand] Louis and Albert Huth. Contains a transcribed copy of a letter from D'Hanis & Co. dated July 15, 1847 from Antwerp. He inquires about Louis' legal action involving Castro and hopes that Albert will be able to live in harmony with Castro, despite Castro's inconsiderate actions. Signed Father Huth and dated July 24, 1847 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: July 24, 1847
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History