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[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1961-02-08]

Description: Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson thanking John J. Herrera for a telegram and his thoughts on Judge Salinas, though he also points out that judicial appointments are not up to him. The letter is typed on letterhead for the Office of the Vice President.
Date: February 8, 1961
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert Thomas to John J. Herrera - 1961-06-06]

Description: Letter from Albert Thomas, Chairman, Independent Offices and Deficiencies of Appropriation Committee; Member of Joint Committee on Atomic Energy and Department of Defense, to Jon J. Herrera concerning Herrera's son, John Michael. Thomas will try to find a job for John Michael Herrera in one of the Government agencies.
Date: June 6, 1961
Creator: Thomas, Albert, 1898-1966
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jim Wright to John J. Herrera - 1961-05-09]

Description: Letter from Jim Wright to John J. Herrera, thanking Herrera for suggesting Wright should run for governor. Wright asks Herrera to lay some groundwork in this direction, though Wright has not made any final decisions yet. Handwritten in bottom of the letter: "Any missionary groundwork you could lay in this direction would be appreciated. I surely don't want to get into another race only to find labor and the Latin Americans going off in other directions."
Date: May 9, 1961
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Bob Casey to John J. Herrera - 1961-06-08]

Description: Letter from Congressman Bob Casey to John J. Herrera. Casey offers to help Herrera's son, although Casey writes that "I'm sure I don't have to tell you that I haven't been here long enough to accumulate any patronage." Casey also offers to find some time for Herrera to visit in July.
Date: June 8, 1961
Creator: Casey, Robert R. (Robert Randolph), 1915-1986
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Bob Casey to John J. Herrera - 1961-07-11]

Description: Letter from Congressman Bob Casey, thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendation of Louis Jasso for the position of U. S. marshal. Casey writes that he does not have a say in such positions, and recommends Herrera write to Senator Ralph Yarborough and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Date: July 11, 1961
Creator: Casey, Robert R. (Robert Randolph), 1915-1986
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1961-06-14]

Description: Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson informing John J. Herrera that he has received Herrera's letter concerning his son, John, Jr. and assures Herrera that he will continue to find employment with the Capitol Police Force. The letter is typed on Vice President letterhead. The envelope for the letter is also included.
Date: June 14, 1961
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lou Nora Spiller to John J. Herrera - 1961-06-27]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera written by Lou Nora Spiller on behalf of Senator Ralph Yarborough assuring Herrera that his letter had been received and directed to the Senator for his attention, as had the photograph sent to be autographed. Spiller also offers assistance for Herrera's trip to Washington, D.C. with his family, advising him to make a reservation for touring the FBI and mentions sending other tourist materials separately. The letter is typed on United States Senate Committee on Commerce letterhead.
Date: June 27, 1961
Creator: Spiller, Lou Nora
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1961-07-07]

Description: Letter from Senator Ralph Yarborough thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendation of Louis G. Jasso for United States Marshal for the Southern District of Texas and assuring Herrera that Jasso would receive consideration. At the start of the letter, Herrera has been crossed out and "John" written in by the Senator. The letter is typed on letterhead for the United States Senate Committee on Commerce.
Date: July 7, 1961
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1961-02-02]

Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough in response to John J. Herrera's earlier question about assisting his son, John Michael Herrera, in procuring employment in Washington, D.C. in order to facilitate his further education. Yarborough informs Herrera that he does not have any vacant positions and explains the difficulty of gaining employment without the presence of the appointee. Yarborough urges Herrera to have his son get in touch if he comes to Washington.
Date: February 2, 1961
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library