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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...


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