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[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, December 6, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on December 6, 1944, saying he hasn't gotten any of their letters, but he has gotten a few boxes in the mail. He says he's got some pictures he'll send to them in his next air mail letter. He also mentions a friend who's been stationed nearby and is going to come to the club that night.
Date: December 6, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, December 21, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on December 21, 1943. He arrived safely in Italy, and likes it a great deal more than he did North Africa. He comments on the fruit and nuts that grow in Italy, and mentions that he has finally received many letters and packages from home.
Date: December 21, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, December 22, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr., on December 22, 1943, describing the Christmas dinner he had at a private residence in Italy. He praises the Italians ability to make and eat food, and wishes his family a Merry Christmas.
Date: December 22, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, December 23, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr., on December 23, 1944. He tells of a friend who came back from the Rest Camp recently, with whom he compared the sights of Rome, and explains that someone broke into his footlocker and stole a fountain pen he'd gotten from Robert Evans, Jr., as well as a hunting knife. He wonders what kind of soldier would do something like that, and seems sure that the perpetrator will be caught.
Date: December 23, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, December 11, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on December 11, 1944, telling about a movie he saw recently. He says it was pretty good, but he's seen better. He also complains about the cold, but he's put paper between his mattress and the bed springs, so he thinks he'll be warmer.
Date: December 11, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, December 25, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on December 25, 1943. He discusses the weather and what the soldiers had for Christmas dinner, and tells them not to worry about him.
Date: December 25, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, December 31, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on December 31, 1943. He says it rains a lot, but his outfit has moved in to a building recently. Although it is crowded, they keep dry. He's been getting mail much more often in Italy than in North Africa.
Date: December 31, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Sallie L. Willis, December 6, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Sallie L. Willis, on December 6, 1944, thanking her for the Christmas box she sent him. He talks about the weather, and says that the food is getting bad because it's all canned, so her box is very welcome. He expresses hope that a relative made it safely to France.
Date: December 6, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from D. W. Kempner to Thos. L. James, December 4, 1950]

Description: Letter from D. W. Kempner to Thos. L. James discussing locating other full bloodied registered stock of Charollais cattle due to complications in acquiring some from France.
Date: December 4, 1950
Creator: Kempner, Daniel W. (Daniel Webster), 1877-1956
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 18, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] expressing the sacrifice he had to make in order to get the expedition of 200 colonists off. His health suffered greatly because of the stress. He also discusses several individuals who took advantage of colonists by tricking them into paying them their passage money. Includes a list of items sent on the last boat: sickles, harness, string, wine vinegar, etc. Unsigned. Dated December 18, 1844 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: December 18, 1844
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 26, 1843]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding business and colonization matters. He instructs Louis to make sure to purchase long staple cotton and informs him that a third expedition will take place, provided the weather is good. Short note at end by August [Huth].
Date: December 26, 1843
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, December 1, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on December 1, 1836, impressing upon him the necessity for a newspaper that is sympathetic to the Texan cause, and asking that Austin help to revive the Correo Atlántico in New Orleans.
Date: December 1, 1836
Creator: Fisher, George
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 1, 1843]

Description: Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth regarding Reigert's plan to lease land with 25 families of farmers with the aim of forming an agricultural cooperative.
Date: December 1, 1843
Creator: Castro, Henri
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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

Description: Letter from H[enr]i Castro to [Ferdinand] L[oui]s Huth explaining his reasons for the creation of the Antwerp Society for Texas Colonization. Signed Hi. Castro on December 1, 1845 in Antwerp.
Date: December 1, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from I. H. to Cecile Kempner, December 11, 1950]

Description: Letter to Cecile from her father about a trip with her mother to Austin, the President's decisions, Russia, World War II, the Spanish-American War, and speculation about potential war with Russia.
Date: December 11, 1950
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Telegram to Doris Appel]

Description: Telegram from the secretary of one of Marie Curie's daughters to Doris Appel stating that Appel has permission for use of a quote.
Date: December 17, 1944
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT