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    • 1832 Invitation to a Public Dinner

    • Committees; Meetings; Grand juries; Judicial proceedings; Sectionalism (United States); Politics & government; State rights;
    • Printed invitation to attend a public dinner in Columbus, Georgia to discuss "mode and measure of redress" in reaction to the Federal government's treatment of Southern states. August 15, 1832. Names of senders: James W. Fannin, Jr., Nicholas...
    • Cason Letter to Thomas Family 1934

    • Correspondence; Health; Education; Children; Universities & colleges;
    • A letter from Maurine M. Cason to the Thomas family. The envelope is postmarked Beaumont, July 3, 1934 and has a 3-cent George Washington stamp and is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Thomas, 2208 Isabella, Houston, Texas. Cason writes about being...
    • 1836 Promise to Pay Thirty-five Pesos

    • Debt; Business & finance; Republic of Texas; Letterheads;
    • Promise to pay Vital Flores 35 pesos, signed by J. E. Mayfield, witnessed by James Quenisett, Damian Cordova, and John W. Adams. Document with official stationary of Coahuila y Tejas government 1834-1835 with an eagle and the all-seeing eye.
    • 8th District Correspondence Envelope

    • Envelopes; Correspondence; Legislators; Politics & government; Politicians;
    • Brown envelope with a stamp in the upper left hand corner reading "House of Representatives U.S., Part of Congressional Record, Free." M. C. is stamped in the upper right corner. Across the top in blue reads "Misc: D." Also in blue in the middle:...
    • Open Gate to the Rashtrapati Bhavan

    • Gates; Architectural & site components; Architectural elements; Architecture; Historic buildings; Historic sites; Monuments & memorials; Politics & government; Domes; Fences; Gates; Guards;
    • This is the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace, in New Delhi, India with the gates opened and a guard next to the gate. There are two men either drawing or playing a game in front of the open gate.
    • 1870 Texas Pension Act Notice

    • Government policy; Veterans; Pensions; Texas Revolution; Republic of Texas;
    • A State of Texas Act granting pensions to the surviving veterans of the Texas Revolution with a notation by A. Bledsoe, Texas Comptroller. To receive the pension, the veterance had to have served prior to the battle of San Jacinto and those who...
    • Drewry to Thomas, Sept to Nov,  1936

    • Legislators; Letters; Telegrams; Correspondence; Government officials; Politicians; Politics & government; Committees; Victories; Political elections; Political organizations; Political campaigns;
    • Telegram and typed sent from P.H. Drewry, Chairman of the Democratic National Congressional Committee, to Albert Thomas in September and November 1936. In the telegram, Drewry congratulates Thomas on his election. In the letter, Drewry thanks him...
    • Thomas and Evans, April 1937

    • Letters; Correspondence; Government officials; Legislators; Political posters; Politicians; Politics & government; Political organizations; Political conventions; Political activity; Women; Women's suffrage; Hotels; Donkeys; Cartoons (Working...
    • Exchange of typed correspondence between Albert Thomas and Mrs. May Thompson Evans, the Assistant Director of the Women's Division of the Democratic National Committee. The exchange occurred in April 1937. Evans writes to Thomas regarding the...
    • Thomas to DeLand, 10-24-1936

    • Letters; Legislators; Correspondence; Government officials; Politicians; Politics & government; Political elections; Political campaigns; Friendship; Voting; Business people;
    • This is a typed letter addressed to H.E. DeLand c/o The Borden Company, 2020 Texas in Houston, Texas from Albert Thomas. Thomas thanks DeLand for his efforts in getting Thomas a Congressional nomination. Thomas ends the letter by stating he hopes...
    • Thomas to DeLand 10-24-1936

    • Letters; Legislators; Correspondence; Government officials; Politicians; Politics & government; Political elections; Political campaigns; Friendship; Voting; Business people;
    • This is a typed letter addressed to H. E. DeLand c/o The Borden Company, 2020 Texas Street in Houston, Texas from Albert Thomas. Thomas thanks DeLand for his efforts in getting Thomas a Congressional nomination. Thomas ends the letter by stating he...
    • Woodring, Henderson to Thomas, June 1939

    • Letters; Legislators; Correspondence; Military facilities; Airports; Estates; Politicians; Politics & government; Real estate development; Letterheads; Maps;
    • Typed correspondence between Albert Thomas, Secretary of War Harry H. Woodring, and lawyer Devereaux Henderson in June 1939. The letters are about the possibility of turning the Frank R. Bell Estate in Houston in a military airport.
    • Thomas and Robert, December 1936

    • Letters; Letterheads; Government officials; Correspondence; Politics & government; Politicians; Legislators; Hotels; Presidents; Committees; Victories; Travel; Political elections; Political campaigns;
    • Copy of typed letters between Albert Thomas and Lawrence Wood Robert Jr., Secretary of the Democratic National Committee, headquartered at the National Press Building, Washington, D.C. from December 1936. Robert sends congratulations to Thomas for...
    • Jed Johnson to Thomas 11-28-1936

    • Letters; Letterheads; Legislators; Committees; Correspondence; Government officials; Political campaign funds; Political campaigns; Political organizations; Politics & government; Politicians; Political elections; Money; Voting
    • This is a typed letter from Jed Johnson (1888-1963), Chairman of the Speakers’ Bureau in the Democratic National Congressional Committee, member of the Committee on Appropriations, and chairman of the Legislative Steering Committee (Oklahoma,...
    • Aiken to Thomas 09-22-1936

    • Letters; Letterheads; Legislators; Correspondence; Committees; Government officials; Political organizations; Politicians; Politics & government; Political parties; Political campaigns;
    • In this typed letter dated September 22, 1936, Paul C. Aiken, Director of the Speakers’ Bureau of the Democratic National Congressional Committee, thanks Thomas at 205 Post Office Building, Houston, Texas for returning the completed questionnaire...
    • Thomas and Eakins, February 1938

    • Letters; Letterheads; Legislators; Correspondence; Employment; Road construction; Occupations; Government officials; Presidents; Politicians; Politics & government; Newspapers; Clippings; Political patronage; Pensions; Construction; Traffic...
    • Correspondence between Albert Thomas and Chas. S. Eakins in February 1938. Eakins wrote to Thomas about getting a position on the new Houston traffic survey approved by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Eakins includes a newspaper clipping about...
    • Thomas and Parsons August 1938

    • Letters; Letterheads; Legislators; Family; Friendship; Government officials; Hospitals; Employment; Childhood & youth; Animal feeding; Animals; Farms; Political patronage; Politicians; Schools;
    • Correspondence between Albert Thomas and his aunt Hattie Thomas Parsons of Nacogdoches, Texas in August 1938. Parsons writes reminiscing on Thomas's childhood. She also asks Thomas to help her friend Gene Lynch secure a job. Thomas responds saying...
    • Noyes to Thomas 01-18-1937

    • Letters; Letterheads; Legislators; Legislation; Correspondence; Government officials; Political activity; Political issues; Political organizations; Political representation; Politicians; Politics & government; Committees; Constituents; Cities &...
    • This letter is typed on stationary from The Citizens’ Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C. headquartered at Room 425 Evening Star Building. In the letter, Noyes writes: Dear Representative...

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