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  Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
 Resource Type: Text
 Decade: 1890-1899
 Collection: George Ranch Museum Collection
[Mourning card of Capt. W. K. Davis]

[Mourning card of Capt. W. K. Davis]

Date: August 3, 1891
Creator: unknown
Description: Mourning card of Capt. W. K. Davis. Died Aug. 3, 1891. Black card with gold edging and writing. Top, center sparrow holding a card that reads: "In Loving Remembrance of". Underneath bird, Holy Bible with "Capt. W. K. Davis, Died Aug. 3, 1891" written on front. Foliage in background. Bottom, center unraveled scroll reads: "Tis hard to break the tender cord, When love has bound the heart, Tis hard, so hard, to speak the words, Must we forever part? Dearest loved one we have laid thee, In the peaceful grave's embrace, But thy memory will be cherished Till we see thy heavenly face."
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park