Baylor University Poage Library

Correspondence, 1920-1928

Correspondence, Hatton Sumners' Family, 1920-1928

Mrs. Sumners = Hatton Sumners' mother = "Little Mother"
Anna Catherine Walker Sumners (d. Dec. 2, 1926)

Papa = Hatton Sumners' father, W. A. Sumners (d. Aug 1919)

Bub = Hatton (d. April 19, 1962)

T.A. = brother

Kate = sister, Mrs. Willis J. Davis

Willis = husband of Kate, Willis Jonathan Davis (d. Nov. 24, 1963)

[E] = Includes envelope

1920-1924

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Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Love to my dear boy, Mother"
Written in fading blue/green ink

May [1920-1926] exact year u/k

1

46

Hatton

Mother

Mother's Day Telegram
To "Mrs W A Summers" (sic)
Fr "Hatton"

[May 1920-1926] exact year u/k

1

47

Hatton

Mother

To "Dear Little Mother"
Letterhead: Congress Hall Hotel
Signed "Your boy Hatton"

Jan. 25, 1920 date from postmark

1

48

Hatton

Mother

To "My Dear Little Mother"
Letterhead: Bender Hotel, Laredo, Texas
Signed "Your boy Hatton"
Includes article: "The South must be ready to save itself says Congressman Hatton W. Sumners" [E]

Oct 13, 1922

1

49

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Fr Atlanta (GA)
Signed "Your devoted mother" [E]

Feb. 6, 1922

1

50

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Love to the dearest boy mother"
Written in fading blue/green ink

Feb. 18, 1924

1

51

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Fr Atlanta, Ga
Signed "Your devoted mother"

May 2, 1924

1

52

Mother

Hatton

To "My Precious boy"
Fr Atlanta, Ga
Signed "Love to my boy your mother"

May 15, 1924

1

53

Jamie (?)

Hatton

To "Hon. Hatton W. Sumners"
Includes uncashed check to Mrs. C. M Brown for $50.00 Sept. 16, 1924
Signed "Jamie"

Dec. 13, 1924

1925

1

54

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Love to my dear boy, mother"
Written in fading blue/green ink

[1925?]

1

55

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Includes "Dec. Expenses" list
Signed "Your devoted Sis, Kate" [E]

Jan. 1, 1925

1

56

Mother

Hatton

To "My darling boy"
Fr Atlanta, Ga
Signed "Love to my dear boy your mother"
Letter dated 1928 (sic)Mrs Hatton died in 1926.

Jan. 5,1925

1

57

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Fr Atlanta, Ga
Signed "Your devoted Sis, Kate"

Jan. 21, 1925

1

58

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Fr Atlanta, Ga
Signed "Your devoted Sis, Kate" [E]

Feb. 11, 1925

1

59

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Fr Atlanta, Ga
Signed "Your devoted Sis, Kate"

Mar 3, 1925

1

60

Hatton

Mother

To "My Dear Little Mother"
Letterhead: Melrose Court, Dallas
Signed  "Your boy Hatton" [E]

May 11, 1925

1

61

William H Taft

Hatton

To "Dear Mr. Sumners"
Letterhead: Supreme Court of the United States. Signed "Wm H Taft". Photocopy

July 3, 1925

1

62

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Mother"

Sept. 28, 1925

1

63

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed Love to my dear boy, mother"
Includes "Expenses Sept" [E]

Oct. 9, 1925

1

64

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed"Love to my boy mother"

Oct. 15, 1925

1

65

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed "Your devoted Sis, Kate"
Written in fading blue/green ink

Oct. 15, 1925

1

66

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Last page missing
Written in fading blue/green ink [E]

Oct. 29, 1925

1

67

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Love to my darling boy"
Includes October Expenses

Nov. 3, 1925

1

68

Mother

Hatton

To omitted
Signed "Love to my darling boy, The sweetest est son a mother ever had.  May Heaven's richest blessing be my boy" [E]

Nov. 24, 1925

1

69

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed "Your devoted Sis"
Letterhead: Swint-Davis Leaf Tobacco Co."
Extensive water/mildew damage

Dec. 1, 1925

1

70

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Love to my dear boy" [E]

Dec. 10, 1925

2

1926

2

71

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed Love to my dear boy"
Written in fading blue/green ink [E]

Jan. 25, 1926

2

72

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Love to my dear boy"
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink

Jan 28, 1926

2

73

Mother

Hatton

To "My darling boy"
Last page missing
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink

Feb. 12, 1926

2

74

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Love to my dear boy"
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink

Feb. 15, 1926

2

75

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed "With a world of love from us bodily (?) and devotedly your Sis"
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink [E]

March 1, 1926

2

76

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Love to my darling boy"
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink
Date from postmark [E]

March 5, 1926

2

77

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed "With a world of love your devoted Sis"
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink

March 25, 1926

2

78

Mother

Hatton

To "My precious boy"
Signed "Good night, my dear one" [E]
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink

April 1, 1926

2

79

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed "Your devoted Sis"
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink

April 9, 1926

2

80

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Love to my darling boy" [E]
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink

April 12, 1926

2

81

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed "With a world of love your devoted Sis"
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink

April 16, 1926

2

82

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed "Your devoted Sis" [E]
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink

April 19, 1926

2

83

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "To the dearest son Kind Providence has ever blessed a mother with"
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink

April 29, 1926

2

84

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Love to the dearest boy" [E]
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink

May 13, 1926

2

85

Mother

Hatton

To "My darling boy"
Signed "Love to my dear boy" [E] and news clipping: "M'Calib runs for Congress, World War vet to oppose Hatton Sumners who is seeking re-election"
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink

June 1, 1926

2

86

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Love to my darling boy"
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink

June 23, 1926

2

87

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Your devoted mother"

June 18, 1926

2

88

Mother

Hatton

To "My dear boy"
Signed "Love to the dearest son any mother has ever been blessed with" [E] and list of "Expenses - October"
Written in fading/smudged green/blue ink
Last letter from Mother. Mrs. Hatton died Dec. 2, 1926

Nov. 5, 1926

2

89

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed "With much love, your devoted Sis" [E]

Nov 20, 1926

1927

2

90

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed "With a world of love, your devoted Sis"

Jan 6, 1927

2

91

Kate

Hatton

To "My precious Bub"
Signed "With a world of love your devoted Sis" [E]

Jan 20, 1927

2

92

Aunt Ella

Hatton

To "Dear Hatton"
Signed "Lovingly"

Jan. 24, 1927

2

93

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed " With a world of love, your devoted Sis"

Jan 28, 1927

2

94

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed " With much love, your devoted Sis"

Feb. 11, 1927

2

95

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub
Signed "With a world of love your devoted Sis" [E], note for $100.00 from Dr. W. C. Dabney, and letter from Dabney to Hatton about the note dated July 22, 1921

March 22, 1927

1928

2

96

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed "A world of love to my Bub, your devoted Sis"
Letterhead "Ponce de Leon Theatre"

May ;4, 1928

2

97

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed "Much love, your devoted Sis"
Letterhead "Ponce de Leon Theatre"

May 24, 1928

2

98

C. B. Hudspeth

Hatton

To "Dear Old 'Hat'"
Signed "Claude"
Letterhead "Congress of the United States C. B. Hudspeth, 16th Dist. Texas"

May 29, 1928

2

99

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed "With a world of love, your devoted Sis" [E]

Feb. 7, 1929

2

100

W H Taft

Hatton

To " My very dear Friend"
Signed "Sincerely yours"
Letterhead "Supreme Court of the United States" Photocopy

June 7, 1929


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