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1922 Oct. 19

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John Francique

Requesting a response from Francique regarding a cable of $125 from J. Herbert Gray and Francique's arrival in New York.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Nov. 22

Gray, J. Herbert

Letter from J. Herbert Gray to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Regarding Gray's experiences and communication with John Francique. Accounting for Gray's efforts to bring Francique to America, the possibility of hiring him as a house manager and paying tuition after one year, and whether or not Francique will stay in New York or Chicago upon arrival. Handwritten on stationery of the Halsey Bros. Co., Manufacturing Homeopathic Pharmacists.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 12

Gray, J. Herbert

Letter from J. H. Gray to unidentified correspondent

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Gray notes that he gives the returns "to poor families who readily devour the contents."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Sept. 12

Gray, J. Herbert

Check from J. Herbert Gray to Commissioner of Immigration

Chicago (Ill.) - Returned check originally written by J. Herbert Gray to the Commissioner of Immigration to pay for the arrival of John Francique. Enclosed with a letter from the Immigration Service in a letter from Gray to W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923

Gray, J. Herbert

Letter from J. Herbert Gray to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning an enclosed letter which Gray wants Du Bois to read. Gray has written the note to Du Bois on the back of his business card.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Jan. 9

Western Union Telegraph Company

Letter from the Western Union Telegraph Company to J. Herbert Gray

Chicago (Ill.) - Cocnerning the money wired from Chicago, Sept. 12, 1922, to John Francique and that the payment could not be made. Mr. Gray is being contacted at the suggestion of W. E. B. Du Bois throug the New York Office.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Dec. 3

Francique, John

Letter from John Francique to J. Herbert Gray

Les Cayes (Haiti) - Handwritten letter expressing gratitude to J. Herbert Gray of Chicago for his efforts and funding to assist Francique in coming to the United States. Mentions inquiring with the Royal Bank of Canada and the National Bank of Haiti to follow up on cabled money that was not received.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 Oct. 31

Barry, Thomas Henry, 1855-1919

Letter from Major General Thomas H. Barry to J. Herbert Gray

Rockford (Ill.) - Thanking Gray for his appreciation of a statement Barry made to American troops in support of African American soldiers.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Jan. 10

Gray, J. Herbert

Letter from J. Herbert Gray to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Regarding and enclosing John Francique's letter and Gray's desire that the whole affair be exposed. The handwritten note to Du Bois is written on the envelope that contained Francique's letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Feb. 14

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. Herbert Gray

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding Du Bois's trip to the Pacific coast and that he has made arrangements, in his absence, for his business manager, Mr. A. G. Dill to handle any details that are necessary regarding John Francique.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers