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[Letter from M. L. Lindley, June 6, 1901]

Description: Letter from M. L. Lindley requesting transportation for passengers from Navasota to Whitefall.
Date: June 6, 1901
Creator: Lindley, M. L.
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[Letter from Henry Sayles, June 8, 1900]

Description: Letter from Henry Sayles confirming the amount to the credit of M. McAlpine is $40.00.
Date: June 8, 1900
Creator: Sayles, Henry
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[Letter from Morris B. Locke to Henry Sayles, June 2, 1909]

Description: Letter from Morris B. Locke, president of the Colorado, Texas, & Mexico Railroad Company of Oklahoma, to Henry Sayles discussing a railroad extension to Abilene, Texas.
Date: June 2, 1909
Creator: Locke, Morris B.
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[Letter from Ed. S. Hughes to Henry Sayles, June 8, 1909]

Description: Letter from Ed. S. Hughes to Henry Sayles discussing strongly-worded letters sent to Kempner and Barton. Hughes discusses travel plans to Dallas and is also anxious about a letter written by the governor, though Hughes is not sure who it was addressed to.
Date: June 8, 1909
Creator: Hughes, Ed. S.
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[Letter to I. H. Kempner, June 2, 1909]

Description: Letter to I. H. Kempner commending him on his achievement with the Wichita Falls Water & Light Company. The writer discusses the bias in Texas against large railroad corporations and believes towns should build railroads to protect themselves from such. The two agree that Texas money should be invested in Texas railroads and the writer states some towns need these for distribution of merchandise. The author believes it is the best time to pass a code of railroad laws.
Date: June 2, 1909
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[Letter from F. W. Hughes to Henry Sayles, June 14, 1908]

Description: Letter from F. W. Hughes to Henry Sayles saying he was not sure it was a good idea to divide his ranch, but supposes it will be easier to sell. Hughes is anxious for the mineral well deed to be in better shape.
Date: June 14, 1908
Creator: Hughes, F. W.
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[Letter from M. A. Spoonts to Henry Sayles, June 5, 1909]

Description: Letter from M. A. Spoonts to Henry Sayles discussing the Sante Fe Railway Extensions missing Abilene in its plans. General Attorny Spoonts goes on to assure Mr. Sayles that this is not true, and to reach out to Mr. Harris, who is the president of the Burlington, Colorado & Southern Railway and Forth Worth & Denver Railway.
Date: June 5, 1909
Creator: Spoonts, M. A.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Geo. B. Harris to Henry Sayles, June 15, 1909]

Description: Letter from Geo. B. Harris to Henry Sayles stating he is willing to induce other railroads in Abilene. He states that shorter railroads are not very profitable.
Date: June 15, 1909
Creator: Harris, Geo. B.
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[Letter from Leston A. Casey to Perry Sayles, June 29, 1909]

Description: Letter from Leston A. Casey to Perry Sayles discussing debt Sayles owes. Casey informs Sayles of how to best pay off the debt for May through September. Casey urges Sayles to do all he can as soon as possible.
Date: June 29, 1909
Creator: Casey, Leston A.
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[Letter to John J. Terrell, June 28, 1907]

Description: Letter to John J. Terrell delivering an affidavit of settlement for Mac Sayles covering land in El Paso County.
Date: June 28, 1907
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[Letter to J. A. Kemp, June 9, 1909]

Description: Letter to J. A. Kemp discussing requesting a copy of a contract between him and the M. K. & T. to use it as the basis for railroad legislation.
Date: June 9, 1909
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[Letter from T. S. Whiteley to Henry Sayles, June 14, 1909]

Description: Letter from T. S. Whiteley to Henry Sayles discussing construction of a railway by the Pecos & Northern Texas Railway Company. The company has filed a deed to secure a $30,000 bond.
Date: June 14, 1909
Creator: Whiteley, T. S.
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[Letter from T. M. Campbell to Henry Sayles, June 18, 1909]

Description: Letter from T. M. Campbell to Henry Sayles discussing the letter sent to E. P. Ripley. Campbell cannot take part in disputes between cities or towns, but recommends they follow policies and laws already in place.
Date: June 18, 1909
Creator: Campbell, Thomas Mitchell, 1856-1923
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[Letter to I. H. Kempner, June 2, 1908]

Description: Letter I. H. Kempner discussing a suit, Ed. S. Hughes suing J. R. Carrisco, based on two notes held by Kempner and requesting he endorse them back to Hughes and forward them to Judge Scurry.
Date: June 2, 1908
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[Letter from W. B. Storey to Henry Sayles, June 1, 1909]

Description: Letter from W. B. Storey to Mr. Henry Sayles discussing a newspaper clipping about a meeting between the two men regarding the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway System doing business in Abilene, Texas.
Date: June 1, 1909
Creator: Storey, William B.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Thomas Mitchell Campbell to E. P. Ripley, June 4, 1909]

Description: Letter from Thomas Mitchell Campbell to E. P. Ripley, discussing the proposed railways in Texas by the national railroad corporations. This copy of the letter is only pages 1-3, missing the final pages. The heading reads "Executive Office, State of Texas. Austin."
Date: June 4, 1909
Creator: Campbell, Thomas Mitchell, 1856-1923
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from T. M. M. Campbell to E. P. Ripley, June 4, 1909]

Description: Letter from T. M. M. Campbell to E. P. Ripley discussing men who complained to him about the railroad. Ripley uses eminent domain to take the railroad from Texas to states on the Pacific coast. Campbell states he will intervene if necessary and will not allow this to happen. Ripley's policy is considered intolerable. Campbell also mentions enacting laws that disallow railroad companies from using the policy of eminent domain to clear the way for their railway. Campbell offers to meet Ripley in Texas to discuss the matter.
Date: June 4, 1909
Creator: Campbell, Thomas Mitchell, 1856-1923
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from T. M. Campbell to E. P. Ripley, June 4, 1909]

Description: Letter from T. M. Campbell to E. P. Ripley discussing the expansion of national railroads into Texas, and specifically a line proposed by Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.
Date: June 4, 1909
Creator: Campbell, Thomas Mitchell, 1856-1923
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter to E. P. Ripley, June 10, 1909]

Description: Letter to E. P. Ripley discussing errors made Ripley made in a previous letter regarding railroad routes and towns. The writer discusses his efforts to prevent a railroad being constructed through Abilene and contracts that were circulating among the attorneys. The writer reminds Ripley of previous statements he made about waiting to build the railroad. The writer uses his own grocery store as an example of businesses to be protected in Abilene.
Date: June 10, 1909
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter to E. P. Ripley, June 10, 1909]

Description: Letter to E. P. Ripley pointing out discrepancies in his speech about building towns around his railroads instead of building railroads in established towns. The writer describes the work put in to secure rights of way through Abilene for Ripley's railroad construction. The writer reminds Ripley of a promise made by his chief engineer to begin immediate construction if sufficient funds were obtained. However, the writer states that Ripley's company instead began negotiations to build in Brownwood. The writer does not feel as though the people of Abilene have received the treatment they were promised by Ripley and his company.
Date: June 10, 1909
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library