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    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, July 21, 1861

    • Military life; Military deserters; Military camps; Correspondence; Interpersonal relations;
    • Irion Taylor writing to his father Charles S. Taylor while at Fort Bliss, El Paso County. Texas. Irion mentions the capture of U. S. spies, a captain from Fort Fillmore that deserted to join the confederate army. He shares his thoughts about...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, January 12, 1847

    • Correspondence; Government relations;
    • Letter written by David G. Burnet to Charles S. Taylor. He mentions Taylor's attendance at the Texian Independence Convention Washington-on-the-Brazos, March 1, 1836. He asks Taylor about the book recently published, "Sam Houston and his Republic."...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, December 29, 1860

    • Correspondence; Interpersonal relations; Political issues; Indians of North America; Civil War; Abolitionists;
    • Eugenia Sterne Barret to Charles S. Taylor. She starts out by telling Taylor about companies forming to go out on the frontier. She mentions Indian problems on the northern boarder of Texas. She voices her concerns over the issues of civil war,...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, December 4, 1862

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Sick persons; Smallpox; Military bands; Military camps; Military leadership; Military life; Military maneuvers; Military officers; Military medicine; Military tactics; Weather;
    • F. Voigt, Camp Bayou, Metoe Prairie County near Brownsville, Ark., to Charles S. Taylor. Voigt is writing Taylor to inform him of the recent "incidents and conditions" of the Texas Regiments in the Arkansas wilderness. He mentions William Taylor's...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, October 27, 1862

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Troop movements; African Americans; Economic & social conditions;
    • Charles Irion Taylor to Julia Curl. Irion complains that he has not received very many letters from home. He needs Pa (Charles S. Taylor) or Milam to get J. T. Holman or Henry Schroeder to make him a new pair of boots. Mentions rumors of General...
    • Thomas Letters, September 26, 1916

    • Courtship; Parades & processions; Snake dance; Education; Universities & colleges; Students; Hazing;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert has finally received a letter from Lera in which she apparently discusses the attention she is receiving from other boys in the absence of Albert. In the letter he also writes about the Rice...
    • Thomas Letters, November 10, 1916

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Studying; Testing; Courtship
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. He received a letter from Lera. He failed two of his mid-term examinations so he can not take time to off to visit Nacogdoches. Albert says he may not return to Rice Institute after Christmas break because...
    • Thomas Letters, January 29, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Rumor; Courtship;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert is enjoying the rainy weather the Houston are is having. He mentions a lot of gossip about people in Nacogdoches that he has heard recently. Mentions the names: Wilfred, Mrs Gillette, Louise Dow,...
    • Mary Eccleston Diary

    • Women; Socialites; Social Life; Religion; Episcopal churches;
    • Mary Louise Anable Eccleston was born in New York City around 1838. On May 20, 1856 she married Reverend John Clarkson Eccleston, M.D., who was born Maryland. Between 1856 and 1863, Dr. Eccleston was rector of St. John's Episcopal Church in Staten...
    • Teel letter, 1862

    • Dead persons; Homicides; Land;
    • A letter to Mr. Teel stating he will receive a notice in some days. The letter mentions land, a grant and a man that was killed the day before.
    • Orton Family Letter, March 31, 1840

    • Family; Correspondence; Travel; Farm produce; Employment; Business & finance; Slaves; Slavery
    • Letter from Sidney Maury Orton to his wife Louisa. He describes his difficult trip from Natchitoches, Louisiana, to San Augustine, Texas. He mentions a number of people including a Captain Burdit and E. Fuller. He describes a possible “honorable”...
    • McLendon-Ballard Letter, n.d.

    • Correspondence; Family; Death; Grief; Health
    • Letter written from daughter to mother. The daughter is distressed due to death of a woman named Bobbie. The daughter is particularly upset because Bobbie was engaged to marry someone named Frank. Now the daughter has to try and console heartbroken...
    • McLendon-Ballard Letter, 1886

    • Correspondence; Family; Railroads; Transportation;
    • Letter from John McLendon to his mother Lydia Ann concerning family matters. John also mentions construction of a new railway in Marshall, Texas. Only portion of letter is available.
    • McFarland-Russell Letter, July 16, 1871

    • Correspondence; Family; Friendship; Travel; Health & welfare
    • From Robert Russell (Orange, Texas) to Kate McFarland (Bleakwood, Newton County, Texas). Robert writes to Kate about family and friends, a possible marriage, and his recent trip to the "Pine Woods." He talks about Miss Lydia and Miss Jane Cochran...
    • James Carlton Owens Letter, May 14, 1944

    • World War II; Military service; Military life; Correspondence; Navies
    • A letter from James Carlton Owens a NAVY seaman during his service in World War II to his parents Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Owens in Appleby, Texas. Owens mentions the alloment checks for his wife Rosa and his parents, he also explains the G. I. C. I....
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; War casualties; War damage; Reporters; Military service; Soldiers;
    • Bob to his family about his time in Vietnam. He addresses issues about Walter Cronkite and news reports. He mentions Tet, a recent ambush, and how he is homesick.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Soldiers; War casualties; Military service; Drug abuse;
    • Bob to his parents thanking them for the letters and care package that included a radio. He got a Christmas tree which they put up and decorated. He writes about his time left and mentions his 21st birthday.
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, November 30, 1852

    • Hurricanes; Communication; Correspondence; Intergenerational relations; Social life;
    • Letter from Eugenia Barret to her Uncle Charles S. Taylor. She is writing to thank him for the "goodies" he sent and about how disappointed she was that he could not make the visit they had planned. Eugenia also mentions a hurricane that had...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, January 3, 1860

    • Correspondence; Government relations; Social justice; Economic & social conditions;
    • Letter from E. W. Cave to Charles S. Taylor about the unrest in Brownsville, Texas. He mentions Juan Cortina, William Gerard Tobin, Sam Houston, Jose Angel Navarro, Robert Taylor, John G. Walker, and John Salmon Ford
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, July 7, 1861

    • Correspondence; Interpersonal relations; Economic & Social conditions; Economic aspects of war;
    • Letter from Milam Taylor, Fort Bliss, to Charles S. Taylor. He mentions Ben Thorn and rumors of abolition taking Fort Bliss. He also writes about crops and trading food with the Mexicans.
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, March 30, 1846

    • Correspondence; Economic & Social conditions; Interpersonal relations;
    • Letter from George W. Posselwhite, New York, to William Jones, Nacogdoches. Posselwhite is writing to Jones in hopes of getting a response from him before he returned to Europe. He mentions the annexation of Texas and how he hopes it will help the...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, August 10, 1861

    • Correspondence; Interpersonal relations; Military deserters; Military mobilizations; Civil War;
    • Letter from Milam Taylor to Charles S. Taylor. Milam is writing about the a recent reconnaissance mission. Troops from Fort Bliss were going to attack Fort Fillmore. Milam said that if it had not been for a deserter telling the Union Army of their...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, October 21, 1854

    • Correspondence; Interpersonal relations; Yellow fever;
    • Letter from Charles S. Taylor to Colonel Robert Lane. Taylor is writing Lane about his departure from Rio Grande City, Texas. He describes his route coming in at New Orleans and taking the Red River to a destination the a stage. He also mentions...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, August 14, 1860

    • Correspondence; Interpersonal relations;
    • Charles S. Taylor to Eva Catherine Rosine Sterne. Taylor is writing to Eva about power of attorney for her signature. He also mentions needing a Notary Public. Eva Catherine Rosine Sterne had problems with her finances after the death of her...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter November 9, 1860

    • Correspondence; Interpersonal relations; Stagecoaches; Travel; Railroads; Political elections; Political activity;
    • Eugenie Sterne Barret to Charles S. Taylor. Eugenie was Taylor's niece. She is writing to him while traveling by stagecoach to Austin. She is traveling with Dolph and Corinne. She mentions the election of Lincoln and how she feels about the people...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, January 23, 1861

    • Correspondence; Interpersonal relations; Political issues; Secession;
    • Eugenia Sterne Barret to Charles S. Taylor. She writes about how beautiful Austin is and her visit to Mount Bonnell to see Judge Townes. She mentions people who stopped by to visit: Harvey H. Allen, Dr. Robards, Gen. Edwards and Clark. She still...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, December 17, 1861

    • Interpersonal relations; Economic & social conditions; Economic aspects of war; Social life; War relief; Scarcity; Civil War; Tableaux
    • Eugenia Barret to Charles S. Taylor. She writes that she received word of Riley's Regiment camped on the Rio Grande and that they were without ammunition. Mr. A. wrote from Ft. Davis about Colonel Baylor and the lack of ammunition. She also writes...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, December 29, 1861

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Military scouts; Medical aspects of war; Military life;
    • Milam Taylor to Charles S. Taylor. Writes that about half his company is sick. General Sibley's command is getting close, and Captain Rusk and Hardeman's companies have arrived. Colonel Baylor went out scouting the area. He also mentions that he...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, January 24, 1862

    • Correspondence; Economic & social conditions; Economic aspects of war; Interpersonal relations; Sick persons; Sick children;
    • Eugenia Barret to Charles S. Taylor. She is still asking Taylor to collect money owed to her mother Mrs. Sterne. She says that money is scarce in Austin, TX and that all she sees are Treasury Warrants. Eugenia mentions that they moved to a new...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, February 23, 1862

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Interpersonal relations; Social life; Economic & social conditions; Economic aspects of war;
    • Eugenia Barret to Charles S. Taylor. She writes about how expensive goods have become and gives prices for the "principle articles of food." She writes about visiting the governors house, Francis R. Lubbock. She mentions Charles and Toliver and how...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, May 1, 1862

    • Correspondence; Interpersonal relations; Civil War; Sick persons; Measles; Economic aspects of war; Social life;
    • Lawrence Taylor to Charles S. Taylor. He arrived at Camp Likens. He says people are very nice to the troops and help feed them. The young ladies of Louisiana are very nice. Nobles company is suffering from measles, Colonel Whitaker has measles. He...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, July 29, 1862

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Sick persons; Military camps; Military medicine;
    • Lawrence Taylor to Charles S. Taylor. Many of the soldiers at Camp Hope have the mumps and the camp has no medicine to treat them. Crystal Hill Camp was nicknamed "Camp of the Shadow of Death" because so many died there from illness. Mentions...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, August 3, 1862

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Military camps; Military deserters; Military life; Military leadership; Military officers;
    • Lawrence Taylor, Camp Crystal Hill, to Charles S. Taylor. Lieutenant-Colonel Hendricks resigned. Captain Nobles was subsequently made captain but the men did not agree with the new arrangement. They wanted Henry Curl to be captain but he refused so...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, March 1, 1864

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Military leadership;
    • Lawrence Taylor to Charles S. Taylor. He is requesting a pair of boots or shoes. He tells Charles to give the task to Jim Curl to get Mr. Wilson below Chireno to make the boots and get Tom Rusk to bring the boots to him. He also mentions Jim Curl...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, June 20, 1869

    • Correspondence; Cotton; Economic & social conditions;
    • Letter from Irion to unknown. He is writing from Springville telling the recipient of the letter that they should come because there are several job opportunities. His cotton crop is doing very well. Writes about the cost of boarding and the lack...

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