Old Settler's Association of Grayson County, Vol. 1. Page: 85 of 322 (Transcription)
Third day Friday August 13th 1886
Speech by Don A. Blisss Esq [abbr: Esquire] of Sherman at 10:30 A M
" " Eld [abbr: Elder] Jno Connelly of Ky Town [abbr: Kentucky Town]
The members of the Association will meet promptly at the Stand at 3 P M for Election of Officers and transaction of other business
Speech by Rev [abbr: Reverend] W M Shelton of Sherman at 8:30 P M
Valedictory by B. F. Christian of Whitesboro.
The Band will play "Sweet By and By" during which time the members of the Association will form around the stand and give the parting hand.
A cordial invitation is extended to citizens of Grayson and adjoining counties whether young or Old Settlers come Our come all and bring your baskets well filled with provisions and camp with us Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights and we assure you that you will never regret it. A special invitation is given to the various Candidates, but none will be permitted to make a public speech during the three days Reunion by order of the Committee
Jesse P Loving Sec'y [abbr: Secretary]
OLD SETTLERS' PICNIC.
FIRST DAY-WEDNESDAY. [add: 8-11-86]
Meet at fairgrounds in the city of Sherman at 10 a.m.
Address of welcome by Judge S. A. Gilbert, of Denison, at 10:30 a.m.
Response by Allison Mayfield, Esq. [abbr: Esquire], of Sherman.
The evening to be occupied in social amusements, such as base ball croquet, marbles, chats, etc. [abbr: etcetera], to entertain both old and young.
Speech by Prof. [abbr: Professor] J. C. Edmunds of Sherman. [gap: illegible]
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