[Autograph album "To darling Mamie"]

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Page in autograph album reads: "To darling Mamie =My prayer= May choicest blessings crown thy head A"around [sic] thee beauteous robes be spread M"ay [sic] never sorrows gloomy pall. I"n [sic] all thy life - like a dark shadow fall E"ver [sic] guard her Father from starless skies D"o [sic] grant she may grow in beauty as old Time flies A"ye [sic] give a life all peace - or strength to bear with Fale V"erify [sic] every promise - of her present state I" pray for sunshine on her days and years S"avions [sic]! Save her, from storms and tears. ... continued below

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Paper; Length/Circumference: 17, Width/Diameter: 20.5

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Creator: Unknown. April 16, 1886.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: George Ranch Museum Collection and was provided by George Ranch Historical Park to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 22 times . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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George Ranch Historical Park

This 23,000-acre working ranch and living history museum are located in Fort Bend County. The land was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. The park's mission centers on preserving the history of the county and galvanizing the appreciation of cultural heritage.

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Page in autograph album reads: "To darling Mamie =My prayer= May choicest blessings crown thy head A"around [sic] thee beauteous robes be spread M"ay [sic] never sorrows gloomy pall. I"n [sic] all thy life - like a dark shadow fall E"ver [sic] guard her Father from starless skies D"o [sic] grant she may grow in beauty as old Time flies A"ye [sic] give a life all peace - or strength to bear with Fale V"erify [sic] every promise - of her present state I" pray for sunshine on her days and years S"avions [sic]! Save her, from storms and tears. Lovingly subscribed C.M. Reading Home- April 16, 1886".

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Paper; Length/Circumference: 17, Width/Diameter: 20.5

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George Ranch Museum Collection

This 23,000-acre working ranch and living history museum was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. Materials focus on the Jones and George families and the traditional Texas pursuits of cattle, cotton, and oil.

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  • April 16, 1886

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  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • March 13, 2007, 1:12 p.m.

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[Autograph album "To darling Mamie"], letter, April 16, 1886; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8103/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.