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dc.descriptionLetter from an unknown author to Amon Carter expressing sympathy at the news that his son, Amon, Jr., had been reported missing in action in North Africa.
dc.format.medium6x8.25 paper
dc.relationAmon G. Carter Papers (MS 014)
dc.rightsPrior written permission from TCU Special Collections required to use any document or photograph
dc.sourceBox 141, POW - Capture (March 23-31) 6 of 11 folder, Item 122
dc.subjectCarter, Amon G., Jr.
dc.subjectPrisoners of war
dc.subjectWorld War II
dc.titleLetter re: Amon Carter, Jr.
dc.description.transcriptionArcadia, Okla. Wednesday. Dear Amon: I know of your son being among the missing, and I know how human we as people are. If he is gone dear please try and say (and its hard to say too) "Not my will but thine be done Oh Lord." You have had an income with big interest from that son, and that interest was compound his sweet and loving life you have enjoyed through his few years was the source from which you drew from. If God has called him for something higher you, I know, won't question Him for He is the only one who can say "Well done thou faithful." I am going to pray for you every day and Amon I'm going to pray as He taught us to pray, "Our Father." With tender love and hoping and praying that boy will be among those taken prisoner, and that is hard for us too. Just Sadie Young who as a little girl didn't know the difference from a first or fifth cousin- always holding you up among every one else. Mrs. Haltom said she'd give a great deal for me to see you, for you needed someone like me. I was saying things of long ago & she as one inspiration. "Sadie you are a mess". & I love you. But she liked it. Bye dear.

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  • Amon G. Carter, Sr. Collection [11614]
    The Amon G. Carter Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspapers, scrapbooks, and artifacts. The papers document the history of Fort Worth and the Southwest, as well as Carter's personal and business interests.

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