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 Resource Type: Letter
 Collection: Texas History Collection
[Letter regarding a loan for William Murrell, January 12, 1861]

[Letter regarding a loan for William Murrell, January 12, 1861]

Date: January 12, 1861
Creator: Thompson, Giles
Description: Letter to a "cousin" from J. Thompson and Giles Thompson, introducing William Murrell and discussing acceptable terms for a loan to Murrell with slaves as collateral.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
[Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, November 28, 1859]

[Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, November 28, 1859]

Date: November 28, 1859
Creator: Ward, Thomas
Description: Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, regarding acceptable terms of sale for land in Cooke County Texas. Discusses abolition and the potential dissolution of the Union.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
[Letter to William Murrell regarding taxes, October 3, 1862]

[Letter to William Murrell regarding taxes, October 3, 1862]

Date: October 3, 1862
Creator: Hicks, E.B.
Description: Letter from tax assessor E.B. Hicks to William Murrell. Taxes of $32.72 assessed on 27 slaves and 17 horses.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
[Official Notice of Jett Falls Appointment to Corporal]

[Official Notice of Jett Falls Appointment to Corporal]

Date: April 11, 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: A certificate issued by the Army of the United States of America to commemorate Private Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls' increase in rank from Private to Corporal. It is a standard WWI issued form with blank spaces available for personalization. This form was completed by a Lt. Colonel (his signature is unreadable) at Camp Travis, Texas on April 11th 1918. The remaining filled spaces detail the Private Jett Falls, Co. E 359th Infantry had been promoted to Corporal of that same division on March 27th 1918.
Contributing Partner: Euless Public Library
[Old Settler's Association of Grayson County Minutes, 1998 - 2005]

[Old Settler's Association of Grayson County Minutes, 1998 - 2005]

Date: 1998 - 2005
Creator: Old Settlers Association (Grayson County, Tex.)
Description: The Old Settlers Association minutes 1998-2005, includes minutes and accounts of the association.
Contributing Partner: Old Settler's Association of Grayson County
Reverend Marvin C. Griffin

Reverend Marvin C. Griffin

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Written information about the accomplishments of Reverend Marvin C. Griffin of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Austin, TX.
Contributing Partner: Other
[Western Union Telegram to Soloman Falls]

[Western Union Telegram to Soloman Falls]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A telegram sent from Washington D.C. to Mr. Soloman Falls, to inform him of his son Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Fall's death in France on November 6th. The telegram features the words Western Union Telegram along with the company's logo of the globe surrounded by the words "Western Union" at the top center, with standard telegram form information to either side (i.e. blanks available to complete with sender and receiver information). None of the blank spaces have been completed. Below this writing, the message reads: "No 3, CK 24 Government, Washington, D.C. 514 PM 5th" -- "Mr. Soloman Falls Roxton, Texas" -- "Deeply regret to inform you that Corporal Jett Falls Inf is officially reported as killed in Action November Sixth" -- "Harris the Adjt. -- 8.48 PM"
Contributing Partner: Euless Public Library
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