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[Letter from Fletcher S. Stockdale to Charles B. Moore, January 1, 1876]

One of 1,686 items in the series: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917 available on this site.

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A letter from Fletcher S. Stockdale to Charles B. Moore on January 1, 1876. In the letter, Stockdale discusses aspects of the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1875 related to separation of church and state. Stockdale notes that all the liberal men of the convention voted for a clause requiring officeholders to acknowledge the existence of a Supreme Being, though he himself strongly opposed the clause. Stockdale tells Moore that he is glad to hear from him and is grateful for memories of old friends. In closing, Stockdale sends his greetings to Moore's family, and says he would like to hear … continued below

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[6] p. ; 26 x 20 cm.

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Stockdale, Fletcher S. January 1, 1876.

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A letter from Fletcher S. Stockdale to Charles B. Moore on January 1, 1876. In the letter, Stockdale discusses aspects of the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1875 related to separation of church and state. Stockdale notes that all the liberal men of the convention voted for a clause requiring officeholders to acknowledge the existence of a Supreme Being, though he himself strongly opposed the clause. Stockdale tells Moore that he is glad to hear from him and is grateful for memories of old friends. In closing, Stockdale sends his greetings to Moore's family, and says he would like to hear from Moore again.

Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope is addressed to Mr. C. B. Moore in McKinney, Texas.

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[6] p. ; 26 x 20 cm.

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[2] p. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

Archival collections reflect experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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  • January 1, 1876

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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  • June 19, 2015, 1:25 p.m.

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Stockdale, Fletcher S. [Letter from Fletcher S. Stockdale to Charles B. Moore, January 1, 1876], letter, January 1, 1876; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203410/: accessed May 22, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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