Old Settler's Association of Grayson County, Vol. 1. Page: 70 of 322 (Transcription)
Programme Old Settlers Picnic
The Executive Committee of the Old Settlers Association of Grayson County met at the Court House in Sherman July 18th, 1885 and the following business was transacted.
It was unanimously agreed to hold the Reunion at the Sherman [gap: illegible] Park, the Committee having arranged for the grounds on the same terms as last year $50.00 for the two days.
Committee on arranging Seats, Stands etc.
J. W. Stewart, W. R. Deane, and R. E. Shannon
Committee on Music
John W. Stewart
Committee on Water Supply Ice and Renting of Booth privileges
J. P. Loving
The following Programme was agreed upon.
First day August 20th 1885.
Meet at fair grounds at 10 a.m.
Address of Welcome by Judge S. A. Gilbert of Denisonat 10:30 a.m.
Response by W. R. Deane of Sherman
The evening will be occupied by social chats, games, etc. for the amusement of young and old.
Speech by Rev. [abbr: Reverend] T. L. Miller of Sherman at 9 p.m.
Second Day Friday August 21st 1885.
Meet at 10 a.m.
Speech by [gap: illegible] J. E. McComb of Montgomery at 10:30 a.m.
The evening will be occupied in social chats, base ball games, etc. etc.
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Old Settlers Association (Grayson County, Tex.). Old Settler's Association of Grayson County, Vol. 1., book, 1879 - 1899; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth11279/m1/70/transcription/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Old Settler's Association of Grayson County.