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    • Teel Letter, January 1, 1897

    • Business & finance; Economic & industrial aspects; Cotton; Prices; Health & welfare;
    • Letter to sister about his health troubling him lately. He tells her about how pleasant his Christmas was and goes on to write to Wyatt Teel in the letter. He asked if Wyatt had sold his cotton yet and tells him it is only worth 5 cents where he is...
    • 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...
    • McFarland-Russell Letter, December 3, 1887

    • Health & welfare; Education; Marriage; Agriculture; Correspondence
    • From Lillie to her aunt, C.C. Russell. She discusses family members health, how she is going to be a bridesmaid in a friend's wedding, and that he father has had to buy corn because of the lack of rain. She also talks about how her siblings are...
    • McFarland-Russell Letter, April 29, 1883

    • Correspondence; Family; Health & welfare; Eyes
    • From William McFarland (Polk County) to his sister, Kate Russell. He comments that he doesn't know where one of his sisters lives. He tells Kate that he and his wife have been sick and that is he trying to grow crops but his eyes are still bad....
    • 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 H. Starr Letter, April 15, 1868

    • Business & finance; Debt; Health & welfare; Correspondence
    • Letter from James H. Starr, New Orleans to James F. Thorn, New York. Starr writes about a thousand dollar debt owed by Thorn and Raguet. He also states that his breathing is improving and that he should be better by the time he returns to...
    • Henry T. Curl Papers, Civil War letters

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Health & welfare; Military hospitals; Military life; Military rations; Military service; Military medicine; Forts & fortifications; Travel
    • A fragment of what is believed to be a letter. The author discusses small pox, his time in a military hospital, and traveling through the north. Transcription of letter to Lawrence Taylor. Fragment, soldier's journey back home.
    • Holloway Lee Power Diary, Part I

    • Travel; Business & finance; Health & welfare; Religion
    • Describes his move from Alabama to Texas, negotiations to buy land, weather, church meetings, religious meditations, physical ailments. He mentions going to Thomas J. Rusk's to be magnetized for headaches though to little effect. Part I, 1850-1853
    • Orton Family Letter, December 18, 1861

    • Correspondence; Indians of North America; Health & welfare; Food; Soldiers
    • R. D. Orton to Mrs. L. M. Orton. R. D. Orton, who is stationed at Ft. Bliss, Texas, wrote to his mother about the conditions at the fort and he tells her not to worry about the Indians.
    • Allen and Sharp Sworn Statement of Account

    • Law & legal affairs; Debt; Republic of Texas; Medicine; Health & welfare;
    • Recognition of a debt owed to Doctor Alexander McGoor for $40.00 for two days and nights and medicines provided in November 1840. Sworn to A. Sterne, Justice of the Peace, by Elijah Allen of the law firm Allen and Sharp and allowed by Probate Judge...
    • Physical Restoration Service for Crippled Children

    • Law & legal affairs; Health & welfare; Education; Children's rights
    • Bulletin 10; number 1; recent legislature provided for through the enactment of Texas Senate Bill 247 a physical restoration service for crippled children under twenty one years of age, and placed the administration of the law in the Rehabilitation...


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