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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 lefthand 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:...
    • 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; Correspondence; Government officials; Legislators; Politicians; Politics & government; Friendship;
    • This is a typed letter addressed to H.E. DeLand c/o The Borden Company 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 that his...
    • Thomas to DeLand 10-24-1936

    • Letters; Legislators; Correspondence; Government officials; Politicians; Politics & government; Political elections; Political campaigns; Friendship;
    • This is a typed letter addressed to H.E. DeLand c/o The Borden Company 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 that his...
    • 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;
    • Typed letters between Albert Thomas and Lawrence Wood Robert Jr., Secretary of the Democratic National Committee, from December 1936. Robert sends congratulations to Thomas for his recent election. Thomas sends his thanks.
    • 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;
    • This is a typed letter from Jed Johnson, Chairman of the Speakers’ Bureau in the Democratic National Congressional Committee. The letter was sent from Anadarko, Oklahoma, dated November 28, 1936. The letterhead reads: Congress of the United States,...
    • 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 for returning the completed questionnaire for the Speakers’ Bureau and states that...
    • 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 reminscing on Thomas' childhood. She also asks Thomas to help her friend Gene Lynch secure a job. Thomas responds saying he...
    • 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;
    • This letter is typed on stationary from The Citizens’ Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C. In the letter, Noyes writes: Dear Representative Thomas: I am pleased to note your letter in which you...
    • Luther Johnson to Thomas 07-27-1938

    • Letters; Letterheads; Legislators; Political elections; Politicians; Politics & government; Victories; Government officials;
    • Typed letter on Congressional stationary from Luther A. Johnson from Corsicana, Texas. Johnson writes: Dear Albert: I thank you for your letter of congratulations. My majority was over 11,000 over both opponents. With kindest personal regards and...

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