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[Letter from C. T. Caldwell to John T. Willis, Sr., October 7, 1926]

Description: Letter from Rev. Dr. Charles T. Caldwell of First Presbyterian Church of Waco to John T. Willis, Sr. Rev. Dr. C. T. Caldwell thanks Willis for assuming an official position in Caldwell's church, and goes on to express his belief that God has a great plan for them.
Date: October 7, 1926
Creator: Caldwell, Charles T.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Robert Parker Willis to Clara E. and John T. Willis, Sr., October 20, 1925]

Description: Letter from Robert Parker Willis to Clara E. and John T. Willis, Sr. on October 10, 1925. He sends his sympathies upon hearing of the death of their daughter, and apologizes that his family cannot come down to see them. He asks if they have received the flowers his family sent, and asks them to come see him, as his daughter is anxious to see John Todd Willis, Jr. again.
Date: October 20, 1925
Creator: Willis, Robert Parker
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

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

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on October 27, 1944. He is glad they got the pictures he sent them, and explains that the mail has been held up for a while. He also complains about the rain in Italy, but is glad that his tent has a floor and a stove.
Date: October 27, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

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

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on October 21, 1944, informing his parents that he's been promoted to Technician Sergeant, and that he'll be paid as much as a corporal, so he may be putting more money in the bank. He also mentions getting his winter clothes, which were too big but new.
Date: October 21, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, October 26, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on October 26, 1943. He details what he's been doing in North Africa, which keeps him busy. He's heard that the food is going to get bad soon, and tells his father he will be sending $30 home every month.
Date: October 26, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, October 20, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on October 20, 1943. His outfit has been confined to their area because a soldier didn't salute a colonel. He promises to send some pictures home, and asks them to send him another fountain pen and some canned food.
Date: October 20, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, October 10, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on October 10, 1943. He asks where his cousin Jimmie Kendrick is going to be stationed, and relays information from letters he's received from friends in Texas.
Date: October 10, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, October 12, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on October 12, 1943. He is glad his grandmother is visiting, but wishes he could be there to see her. He talks about going swimming, and mentions that the Waco papers he gets overseas are usually a month old, and he wishes he could get more recent ones to read about the football games.
Date: October 12, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, October 7, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on October 7, 1943. He complains about the wind, and asks about the weather in Waco. He has not yet received a package they sent him, and he asks about an ottoman they bought recently.
Date: October 7, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, October 3, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on October 3, 1943. He tells them to tell Wilbur Crawford's mother not to worry about Crawford's injury. He is sad that he can't go into town with his friends because he is on KP, but says it's not too bad.
Date: October 3, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, October 4, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on October 4, 1943. He can't find a place to print his pictures, and tells his parents again to send him food for Christmas. He asks about the pecan crop.
Date: October 4, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, October 2, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on October 2, 1943. He informs them of a change in his address, and tells them he's heard that a friend has had a baby recently.
Date: October 2, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Mrs. A. W. Koch and Mrs. W. O. Wilkes to Mrs. W. A. Crawford - October 26, 1914]

Description: Letter from Mrs. A. W. Koch and Mrs. W. O. Wilkes to Mrs. W. A. Crawford, inviting her to the Cotton Palace's Woman's Day Parade on November 7 and instructing her about her position in the parade. The letter is typed on Texas Cotton Palace stationery. Mrs. W. A. Crawford's mailing address is at the Tietz Hotel of Waco
Date: October 26, 1914
Creator: Koch, Mrs. A. W. & Wilkes, Mrs. W. O.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Invitation from Blair Stribling to Etta Mae Carroll - October 5, 1915]

Description: Invitation extended to Miss Etta Mae Carroll of Abbott, Texas to serve as Duchess of Abbott in the Texas Cotton Palace of Waco, Texas. It is signed by Blair Stribling, the Queen's Chancellor. Included with the invitation is information for visiting duchesses and their attendants at the queen's court and a court calendar.
Date: October 5, 1915
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Letter from Alfred M. Hilliard to William J. Hutchison - October 15, 1854]

Description: Letter written to William J. Hutchison in Bainbridge, Georgia from Alfred M. Hilliard in Tyler County, Texas. The letter gives an update on Hilliard's settlement in Texas and his impressions of the country, as well as the health of his friends and family.
Date: October 15, 1854
Creator: Hilliard, Alfred M.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, October 7, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on October 7, 1944, explaining that they didn't spend their Rest Camp resting because they were in Rome and went to see all the sights instead. He apologizes for not being able to take many pictures because it was cloudy, but promises to send the ones he bought instead and to send a longer letter later detailing his adventures.
Date: October 7, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, October 16, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on October 16, 1944, detailing his trip to Rome. He mentions seeing sights such as the Pantheon of Agrippa, the tomb of the unknown soldier, the Colosseum, the Basilica of St. Paul's, the Catacombs, and St. Peter's. He mentions that he didn't get to see the Pope because he goes to St. Peter's in the morning and Willis visited in the afternoon. He goes on to ask after a friend who quit A&M to transfer to Baylor University, and mentions getting a stove in his tent and a shot to keep him well.
Date: October 16, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter to Alma Hiller, October 8,1917]

Description: Letter to Alma Hiller from her little cousin, "Hef", who writes about what it's like for him at Camp MacArthur, a military training base in Waco, Texas. The letter also discusses other family members, including a newborn baby in the family. The stationery letterhead has on its left and right side, respectively, an American flag image and a symbol that consists of a triangle within a circle, and it reads, "National War Work Council, Army and Navy Young Men's Christian Associations, 'with the colors'".
Date: October 8, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis