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[Letter from P. E. Carnes to J. D. Giddings - February 26, 1872]

One of 65 letters in the series: J. D. Giddings Collection available on this site.

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Letter from P. E. Carnes to Mr. Giddings. Carnes explains that he is returning a deed to Giddings because he has failed to make any progress in making arrangements for the property. There is a homestead with considerable land for cultivation, but it cannot be sold until its heirs come of age. Carnes is concerned at the possibility that F. A. Mood may leave Soule University. He knows of people who would leave the college along with Mood, and he feels that this would be very detrimental to the school. In the postscript, Carnes requests the order of a kitchen ... continued below

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[3] p. (one sheet folded to 4 sections) ; 21 x 25 cm. folded to 21 x 13 cm.

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Carnes, P. E. February 26, 1872.

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Letter from P. E. Carnes to Mr. Giddings. Carnes explains that he is returning a deed to Giddings because he has failed to make any progress in making arrangements for the property. There is a homestead with considerable land for cultivation, but it cannot be sold until its heirs come of age. Carnes is concerned at the possibility that F. A. Mood may leave Soule University. He knows of people who would leave the college along with Mood, and he feels that this would be very detrimental to the school. In the postscript, Carnes requests the order of a kitchen implement.

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[3] p. (one sheet folded to 4 sections) ; 21 x 25 cm. folded to 21 x 13 cm.

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  • February 26, 1872

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Carnes, P. E. [Letter from P. E. Carnes to J. D. Giddings - February 26, 1872], letter, February 26, 1872; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth595202/: accessed December 11, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Southwestern University.