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[Transcript of letter from Elias Bates to Stephen F. Austin, January 20, 1824]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Elias Bates to Stephen F. Austin relaying the news of the death of Mary Austin, Stephen's mother. Bates also mentions the deaths of a number of other family friends, including Stephen's business partner from New Orleans, Joseph H. Hawkins.
Date: January 20, 1824
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Haml White to James F. Perry, January 20, 1848]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Haml White to James F. Perry, in which White informs Perry that he does not have cash but would like to settle his debt to Perry either by handing over his home or by paying in negro slaves.
Date: January 20, 1848
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, January 20, 1881]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his father, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing his time at Baylor College. He apologized for himself and for his sister Gertrude because they had not written home sooner and updated them about recent events, including a night fire in the boys' boarding house that they were eventually able to suppress. He told his father about his studies in Virgil and mathematics.
Date: January 20, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, January 20, 1898]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin Linnet Moore in which she updated Linnet on the activities of her cousins. She also described what she and their extended family did for Christmas. She also writes about visiting neighbors, sewing a dress, and making a trip to town. A clipping showing the styles of blouses and a piece of fabric from her dress were included with the letter.
Date: January 20, 1898
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Bessie Franklin and Bettie Franklin to the Moore family, January 20-22, 1901]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Bessie Franklin and is addressed to the Moore family. In this letter, Franklin informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Gallatin, TN during the Christmas holidays. The news includes: a confirmation on receiving the Moore's latest correspondence, updates about school, a discussion about family member's health status at present, details about the events they attended for the holidays, and a discussion about who attended the dinner they went to and the food they had, news about Bright's health, a dialogue about correspondences received from kin, details about the poultry show, community health updates about grip and colds, gossip about Broadie Webb, and a dialogue about presents received during the Christmas celebrations. She closes the letter by noting that the Moore family must write her soon and she hopes that this letter finds them all well. In Bettie's letter, dated January 22, 1901, she informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Gallatin, TN from her perspective. She details when Bessie and Mattie are going to school, notes that the grip is around, and mentions agricultural chores. She discusses going to listen to a preacher, notes the travel plans of kin, and updates the Moore family on the health of family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family must write to her soon.
Date: 1901-01-20/1901-01-22
Creator: Franklin, Bessie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, January 20, 1907]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore and family. In this letter, Thornhill informs Moore of the goings-on in Goodlettsville,, TN. The news includes: a confirmation about receiving word on Abe Franklin's passing, an account of how Mr. Thornhill passed, an update on the health of family members, details about Mr. Thornhill's family who visited his grave, a discussion about Bertha and the school fund, a dialogue about Tom Jackson's health condition and his visit after he was better, details about how the family all helped to clear debts or take care of Mr. Yhornhill, a discussion about the crops in Texas and in Tennessee, community agricultural news, and well-wishes for everyone's health and happiness. She closes the letter by sending love to all. Clipped obituaries of Bailey Love and Dr. J. N. Thornhill as well as the envelope are included with the letter.
Date: January 20, 1907
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from James W. Hunt to Rev. Lance Webb]

Description: A letter from James W. Hunt to his son-in-law, Rev. Lance Webb of Dallas, Texas, dated January 20, 1934. The letter discusses the transfer of a car as well as Hunt's health and other family affairs.
Date: January 20, 1934
Creator: Hunt, James W.
Partner: McMurry University Library

[Letter from T. N. Carswell to Military Service Publishing Company - January 20, 1941]

Description: A letter addressed to the Military Service Publishing Company, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, from T. N. Carswell, Post Commander, dated January 20, 1941. Carswell places an order for 16 copies of the "State Defense Force Manual" authorizing a draw on his personal account at F. & M. National Bank, Abilene, Texas to assure shipment.
Date: January 20, 1940
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Allen Wight to T. N. Carswell - January 20, 1941]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Parramore Post No. 57, Abilene, Texas, from Allen Wight, Touchstone, Wight, Gormley & Touchstone, Dallas, Texas, dated January 20, 1941. Wight confirms that he is available to speak at the meeting and is "by no means a famous man" but, complying with the request by Carswell for a personal sketch, details his background: Born in 1889, a great grandson of Lyman Wight, who brought a colony to Texas in the days of the Republic; graduated Austin College in 1909 and spent 1912-1913 in Panama in the service of the Isthmian Canal Commission then engaged in building the canal; graduated the University of Texas (in Law) in 1915 and practiced law under Ellis Douthit in Sweetwater 1915-1917. "I went to the First Officers' Training Camp at Leon Springs in 1917; was commissioned captain, assigned to the Regular Army, going Overseas with the First Trench Mortar Battalion, which was engaged as Infantry at Chateau Thierry; operated two batteries of French Artillery at St. Miheil; and both operated as Infantry and used its Mortars in the Argonne. I was promoted to Major after the Armistice, remaining in the Reserve Corps until 1937." Wight called the first meeting in Texas to organize for aid to the Allies and was one of the original organizers in Texas of the No Third Term Democrats.
Date: January 20, 1941
Creator: Wight, Allen
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Major Richard E. Froiseth to T. N. Carswell - January 20, 1941]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Post Commander, Parramore Post No. 57, Abilene, Texas, from Richard E. Froiseth, Major, QMC Constructing Quartermaster, Camp Barkeley, Abilene, Texas, dated January 20, 1941. Froiseth acknowledges his receipt of the letter from Carswell and advises of an enclosed resolution respecting the employment of ex-service men which they are turning over to the Personnel Department.
Date: January 20, 1941
Creator: Froiseth, Richard E.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Major Richard E. Froiseth to T. N. Carswell - January 20, 1941]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Post Commander, Parramore Post No. 57, Abilene, Texas, from Richard E. Froiseth, Major, QMC Constructing Quartermaster, Camp Barkeley, Abilene, Texas, dated January 20, 1941. Froiseth acknowledges his receipt of the letter from Carswell and advises of an enclosed resolution respecting the employment of ex-service men which they are turning over to the Personnel Department.
Date: January 20, 1941
Creator: Froiseth, Richard E.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from T. N. Carswell to Representative Sam Russell - January 20, 1941]

Description: A letter written to Judge Sam Russell, House of Representatives, Washington, D. C., from T. N. Carswell, Post Commander, dated January 20, 1941. Carswell makes a request to Russell for thirty-six copies of "Infantry Drill Regulations F. M. 22-5" advising of their need of these books for help with the Home Defense Guard Units they now have under way.
Date: January 20, 1941
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Notes by T. N. Carswell - January 20, 1941]

Description: A page of handwritten notes by T. N. Carswell on Selective Service System letterhead, dated January 20, 1941. Commanders named to select officers for County set up: J. E. Shewbert, J. J. Mueller and A. E. Travis.
Date: January 20, 1941
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Memo from Mrs. Thomas to Mrs. Kempner, January 20, 1942]

Description: Memo from Mrs. Treherne-Thomas to Mrs. Kempner letting her know she is authorized to sign certificates on behalf of Mrs. McLean and requesting lists of certificate recipients.
Date: January 20, 1942
Creator: Treherne-Thomas, Gretchen
Partner: Rosenberg Library
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