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[Col. Nicholas Copeland letter to Martin Bridgman, April 25, 1835]

Description: 1835 letter of Col. Nicholas Copeland to his son-in-law Martin Bridgman of Arkansas, enticing him to move to Texas. The letter discusses the price of land and cattle, as well as the profitability of crops such as cotton and corn. Copeland adds a note for Harry Currin, a free African-American, stating that Texas is a safe place to settle. His land grant (settlement & fortification) described in the letter was 25 miles west of the Trinity River just before crossing the Navasota River. This letter was written at Robbins' Ferry on the Old San Antonio Road at the crossing of the Trinity River (letters went east from there to be carried & put in the US mail system).
Date: April 25, 1835
Creator: Copeland, Nicholas
Partner: Other

[Decrees of Mexican Government, dated November 2-4, 1822]

Description: Act of installation of the Meeting... according to the imperial decree of 31 of the last Octe. Copy by Antonio de Mier, 6 l.s Signatories: Juan Francisco (Bishop of Durango), Antonio de Mier, and Francisco Velasco. Reference to: Election of Marquess of Castañiza; speech by Iturbide; text of Organic Bases of the National Meeting Instituyente, originally signed by Jose Manuel Herrera and rubric of Iturbide; siege of San Juan de Ulúa; administration of oath of office; text of speech by President; voting for officers; candidates: Castañiza, Juan Bautista de Arispe, José María Bocanegra, Bonifacio Fernández, Toribio González, Miguel Guridi y Alcocer, Pedro Labairu, Miguel Larrainaga, Ramón Martínez de los Ríos, Mariano Mendiola, Isidro Montúfar, Juan José Quiñones, Antonio José Valdez, Antonio Mier y Villagómez, and Lorenzo Zavala; list of members taking oath: José María Abarca, Antonio Aguilar, Mariano Aranda, Pascual de Aranda, Francisco Argandar, José María Becerra, Pedro Celis, José María Cobarrubias, Antonio Elosúa, Carlos Espinoza de los Monteros, Luciano Figueroa, Manuel Flores, Refugio de la Garza, Manuel Ignacio Gutiérrez, José Antonio Gutiérrez de Lara, Martín Inclán, Agustín de Iriarte, Antonio de Iriarte, Manuel López de la Plata, Ambrosio Martínez de Vea, Conde de Miraflores, Antonio Morales de Ibáñez, José Vicente Orrantes, Manuel Ortiz, Francisco Pérez Serrano, Marqués de Rayas. Joaquín Román, Francisco Ruiz, Francisco Uraga, Francisco Velasco, and Tomás Veltranena. Absent: Manuel Álvarez, Pedro Arroyabe, Simón Elías González, José Ignacio Esteva, Luis Mendizábal, Juan Nepomuceno Mier y Altamirano, Salvador Parras, José Francisco Peralta, and Jacinto Rubí, plus candidates. extra candidates. November 2, 1822. November 4, 1822. November 2, 1822. Herrera, Jose Manuel: List of the Delegated Gentlemen designated by S. M. I. so that they compose the Meeting that is to replace the extinguished Congress.... Mexico, Imperial Imprint. 1 l. f. 7-7v. Printed sheet with name of Jacinto Rubí ...
Date: November 2, 1822
Creator: Herrera, José Manuel; Francisco, Juan & Iturbide, Agustin de
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Home Service Memorial Pamphlet]

Description: This pamphlet describes the memorial service held by the First Baptist Church of Paris, TX to honor the soldiers from Lamar County who were killed during World War I. The front cover features text identifying the event to be held as a Home Service Memorial conducted by the American Red Cross "For the sons of Lamar County who have given their lives in service of their country" at the First Baptist Church of Paris, Texas on March 7th, 1919. The inside of the pamphlet contains a program guide to the memorial events, including a list of hymns to be sung and masses read, as well as an honor roll of the fallen soldiers for whom the memorial was conducted. Jett Falls name on the third page under the list of Honor Roll individuals, tenth from the top.
Date: March 7, 1919
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Index for the Vore Letter Collection]

Description: Description of a letter collection between I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. Regarding the claims of the Texas Cherokees. All of the letters are digitized and online in the Portal to Texas History.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Insurance Refund Notification Upon Death of Jett Falls]

Description: A letter written Mr. Soloman Falls of Paris, Texas informing him of his son's (Jett -- Johnny, Jetty --- Falls) insurance benefits upon his death. The letter was issued by the Treasury Department on May 3rd, 1920 and details the amount paid by Mr. Soloman towards Jett Falls War Risk Insurance, and the amount owed to him upon his son's death. The amount owed was determined to be $65.16, and the letter states that future payments will occur in the amount of $57.50 each month. The letter is typed, and was written by R. H. Hallett, the Assistant Director in charge of Compensation and Insurance Claims Division.
Date: May 3, 1920
Creator: Treasury Department, United States of America
Partner: Euless Public Library

Irving Near Dallas

Description: Advertisement from the Irving Board of Trade, enticing farmers to move to Irving, Texas.
Date: c. 1908
Creator: Irving Board of Trade
Partner: Irving Archives

[Letter from Atilano Sanchez to Mariano, March 13, 1857]

Description: Transmittal of copies of documents in the reform of the Fundación de la Obra Pía; efforts to save the organization from destruction; opposition of “los principales en lo científico” Juan José Espinosa de los Monteros, Juan Francisco Azcárate, and Andrés Quintana Roó, directed by Francisco Sánchez de Tagle; mercantile opposition by Lorenzo Carrera; benefits obtained by Lorenzo Zavala for editing the “Decreto sentencia expoliatoria”; financial support given group by Francisco González Agüero; opposition of deputies and senators; provisions of benefactress' will changed; appointment of Patronos; fear of ministry of Lerdo; election of president; fear of spending of all money derived from “tratado pendiente” with the United States; effort to withdraw Jesuits from supervision of the Obra pía; denuncia made by Promotor Robledo; appeal to Pedro Escudero; “El Impreso del S. Vélez”; exclusion of Jesuits from Hacienda pública confirmed by Santa Anna in 1843; limits on amortization.
Date: March 13, 1857
Creator: Sanchez, Atilano
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Letter from Craig C. Watkins to Edgar B. Sutherlin, July 2, 1958]

Description: Letter from Craig C. Watkins of the Veterans Administration to Edgar B. Sutherlin, on July 2, 1958, acknowledging receipt of Sutherlin's application for compensation or pension, and informing him that it has been referred to the Veterans Benefit Office.
Date: July 2, 1958
Creator: Watkins, Craig C.
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter from D.H. Scott to Mrs. C.I. Scofield, July 26, 1921]

Description: Letter from D.H. Scott to Mrs. C.I Scofield with condolences on the death of her husband. Judge Scott comments on his 38 years of fellowship with C.I. Scofield.
Date: July 26, 1921
Creator: Scott, David Howell
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Letter from Edgar B. Sutherlin to Edith Wilson, 1903]

Description: Letter from Edgar B. Sutherlin to Edith Wilson, in 1903, complaining that he has recently been sick, and explaining to her the work he does.
Date: 1903
Creator: Sutherlin, Edgar Brown
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter from Edgar B. Sutherlin to Edith Wilson, March 3, 1902]

Description: Letter from Edgar B. Sutherlin to Edith Wilson, on March 3, 1902. He apologizes for taking so long to write back, and informs her that his father has died. He also mentions his plans to join the Navy.
Date: March 3, 1902
Creator: Sutherlin, Edgar Brown
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter from Edith Wilson Sutherlin to her parents, April 12, 1926]

Description: Letter from Edith Wilson Sutherlin to John and Sophia Wilson, on April 12, 1926. She is thankful they arrived home safely, and berates them for not asking for money when they nearly went broke.
Date: April 12, 1926
Creator: Sutherlin, Edith Hallie Wilson
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter from Edith Wilson Sutherlin to her parents, August 24, 1927]

Description: Letter from Edith Wilson Sutherlin to John and Sophia Wilson, on August 24, 1927. She writes about her daughters, one of whom is entering college soon, and a boy who helps her husband at his shop.
Date: August 24, 1927
Creator: Sutherlin, Edith Hallie Wilson
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer]

Description: Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer. She briefly discusses being unable to meet with John in the morning, because she is not feeling well.
Date: unknown
Creator: Davis, Emma
Partner: Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer

[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, April 13 & 14, 1879]

Description: Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer. The first part of the letter is dated April 13, 1879, and the second part is dated April 14, 1879. The first part includes an apology from Emma and a discussion about their friendship. The second part discusses mutual acquaintances.
Date: 1879-04-13/1879-04-14
Creator: Davis, Emma
Partner: Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer