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[Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick to Captain Charles R. Griggs, May 17, 1945]

Description: Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick - written by Mrs. C. R. Carlson - to Captain Charles R. Griggs thanking him for his letter regarding her son's death. She thanks Griggs and the other men and women for their service and hopes that the war will be over soon. Included, also, is the envelope the letter was delivered in.
Date: May 17, 1945
Creator: Gabrick, Sophie & Carlson, Mrs. C. R.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Zack Mosley to Major Phillips, August 29, 1967]

Description: Handwritten letter from cartoonist Zack Mosley to Major Phillips, responding to a letter he received from the major. He writes that he has enclosed a drawing of his cartoon, Smilin' Jack. At the top of the letter is a stylized letterhead with Smilin' Jack's head and Mr. Mosley's signature. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address. The letterhead on the front is clearly visible from the back of the letter.
Date: August 29, 1967
Creator: Mosley, Zack
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Letter from Chet Huntley to Major William D. Phillips, August 25, 1967]

Description: Letter from Chet Huntley, of NBC News to Major William D. Phillips congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School on their 11th anniversaries. He briefly mentions the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
Date: August 25, 1967
Creator: Huntley, Chet
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Letter from A. D. Whiteside Concerning Financial Statements, January 2, 1935]

Description: Letter from A. D. Whiteside requesting financial statements from business partners as "[i]t is extremely important under existing conditions to expedite...the flow of merchandise and finance." Whiteside's company is "the largest agency in the world...acting between you and your sources of credit." Also included in the record is the envelope that the letter was delivered in.
Date: January 2, 1935
Creator: Whiteside, A. D.
Partner: City of Grapevine

[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, August 6, 1917]

Description: A letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home describing his trip through New York City, New York in 1917. Clay tells about his going to plays and staying in different places, all while having virtually no money. This also contains the envelope in which the letter was delivered in.
Date: August 6, 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 Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Griggs to Charles R. Griggs, April 17, 1945]

Description: Letter from Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Griggs to their son Captain Charles R. Griggs of the 49th Armored Infantry Battalion. The letter mostly talks about the death of their grandfather who died suddenly, Mr. Griggs had been away in Big Spring as it happened. The rest of the letter talks about the grandfather's dislike for smoking and drinking; finally Mrs. Griggs says that they pray for her son's safety as well as the rest of the boys.
Date: April 17, 1945
Creator: Griggs, Mrs. C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from C. K. Griggs to his Son Charles R. Griggs, April 8, 1945]

Description: Letter from C. K. Griggs to his son Captain Charles R. Griggs telling him that they are not worrying too strongly about him while he is away; his parents did not want to think they did not care about him. C. K. Griggs describes what is going at home, "Otto Carter is home from the Pacific, he and Lillain Pratt are to be married soon."
Date: April 8, 1945
Creator: Griggs, C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from C. K. Griggs to Charles R. Griggs, March 27, 1945]

Description: Letter from C. K. Griggs to his son Charles R. Griggs concerning daily life back home; the letter actually is written by Charles' mother as she says "Daddy and I were hot and hostess at the USO for Sunday night." Later she discusses the new lace cloth being made and saying that cloth at home runs "from 10 cents to 25 cents per yard."
Date: March 27, 1945
Creator: Griggs, C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Mrs. C. K. Griggs to his Son Charles R. Griggs, April 19, 1945]

Description: Letter from Mrs. C. K. Griggs to Gharles R. Griggs regarding daily life back home in Sweetwater, Texas; Mrs. Griggs tells that "190 Sweetwater people donated blood." She mentions the marriage between Otto Carter and Lillian Pratt, as well as her and Mr. C. K. Griggs' attempts at getting the yard in better shape.
Date: April 19, 1945
Creator: Griggs, Mrs. C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Tommie Suits to Elmer Josephine Wheatly, July 24, 1937]

Description: Letter written to Elmer Josephine Bahl from Tommie Suits in New York City. Suits describes a letter that he received from Elmer's mother and mentions that "Johnnie Lou said she got her cat." Suits talks about dancing and his trip to Washington D.C. over July 31st to August 1st and 2nd: "I had planned on getting there early Saturday and staying until late Monday."
Date: July 24, 1937
Creator: Suits, Tommie
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Letter from Lt. Col. O. W. Hartwell to Captain Charles R. Griggs, March 31, 1945]

Description: Letter from Lieutenant Colonel O. W. Hartwell to Captain Charles R. Griggs discussing different battalions and regiments; Hartwell has had his battalion for a while and had recently been pulled out of the line. Hartwell also says he has seen only "one of the old gang" in Chris Daley; there is also indecision on who will go to Rucker and "who would go on the list."
Date: March 31, 1945
Creator: Hartwell, Lt. Col. O. W.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Griggs to Captain Charles R. Griggs, April 7, 1945]

Description: Letter from Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Griggs to their son Captain Charles R. Griggs discussing the house work that they have done recently including replacing fence posts, and wondering if they should get a barbecue pit. They also tell Charles that they do not worry about him as they "had the assurance of God [that he] would take care of you."
Date: April 7, 1945
Creator: Griggs, Mrs. C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from C. K. Griggs to his Son, April 12, 1945]

Description: Letter from C. K. Griggs to his son, Captain in the 49th Armored Infantry Battalion, Charles R. Griggs. Among the other things discussed, Mr. Griggs mentions the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt that had happened that evening, and the assumption of the new president Harry Truman.
Date: April 12, 1945
Creator: Griggs, C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Mrs. C. K. Griggs to Captain Charles R. Griggs, March 28, 1945]

Description: Letter from the parents of Captain Charles R. Griggs concerning their recent efforts in spring cleaning their home: "I started spring house cleaning, the xxxx living room and [dining] room have been finished." Mrs. Griggs also would like her china from France but "it was bought when sets of six were made, now I need eight."
Date: March 28, 1945
Creator: Griggs, Mrs. C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick to the Commanding Officer of Company B]

Description: Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick to the commanding officer of Company B - 49th Armored Infantry Battalion written by Mrs. C. R. Carlson. The letter mostly concerns the status of Gabrick's son, Victor R. Gabrink, also the brother of Carlson; the letter asks for word to be given to them "at your earliest possible moment."
Date: [1942..1945]
Creator: Gabrick, Sophie & Carlson, Mrs. C. R.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum