Here are various letters dealing with family history.

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My grandmother (actually, my father's step mother) passed away in the summer of 1965, and at the time of the funeral, I was in the midst of final exams in Ann Arbor. I thus could not attend. I was at least decent enough to write him a letter of condolance. Here is his answer to my letter. He never finished the story mentined at the end!

My Dad was very interested that we not be bothered with funerals etc. To this end he had a discussion with Leo Coney. There is something typical about this letter, I think.

Here is a letter from my grandfather, TW Louton (Thomas W Louton, 20 Oct. 1887 to 1979) to his Aunt Janie Ottwell (Janie Delilah Louton, Nov. 4,th, 1887 -- ca. April, 1974)

Page 1 and Page 2

Letter from my Dad 8-25-77 in two pages. Mostly about the Emorys.

Page one of the letter and Page two of the letter. But see Note from Edith M. Ochs on James M. Emory and James Emory Manly?

Letter from Dad to Quentin Achuff, his cousin. The letter

Notes from Dad with no date on the Achuff family

Short notes and on small paper on the Loutons and Emorys.

A short autobiography my Dad wrote, but with no date and short, 4 pages long Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4

Letter from Dad to Tom and John about Mom's family. This was written October 10th, 1983 and has four pages. Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, and Page 4.

A long letter from Dad to John and me -- read at your leasure -- on 20 May, 1974. It has six pages.

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6

A letter to John and me dated 4-10-79,it is seven pages long and is about Bapa, general impressions from Dad.

Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6 and Page 7