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[Correspondence/petition to Governor E.M. Pease]

Description: A letter/petition to Governor E.M. Pease from citizens of La Grange on behalf of Dr. John S. Lewellen, a local citizen who had been convicted and fined for betting on an election. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter/petition.
Date: March 30, 1856
Item Type: Letter

[Correspondence to E.M. Pease from Lucadia Pease]

Description: The first of two letters to E.M. Pease from Lucadia Pease in which she discusses the possible purchase of a house from James B. Shaw. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Date: April 12, 1859
Creator: Pease, Lucadia
Item Type: Letter

[Correspondence to E.M. Pease from Lucadia Pease]

Description: The second of two letters to E.M. Pease from Lucadia Pease in which she discusses the possible purchase of a house from James B. Shaw. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Date: April 20, 1859
Creator: Pease, Lucadia
Item Type: Letter

[African-American families]

Description: Photograph of a family of African-Americans standing in front of a log cabin. A young girl stands in the open doorway of the cabin and looks on at the family portrait.
Date: [1860..1890]
Item Type: Photograph

Aunt Sallie Carlton

Description: Photograph of an elderly woman by the name of Sallie Carlton. Carlton was the wife of Charles Carlton, founder of Carlton College in Bonham.
Date: [1860..1880]
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion. "The Governor's Mansion after Texas became a state in 1846, and stands today, although much altered and improved. It is still the Governor's Mansion. It was and is located one black SW of the Capitol." is written on back of photograph.
Date: 1860
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Young African Americans]

Description: Photograph of a group of young African-Americans in front of a brick building. The men have removed their hats for the photo, and several men and women carry books in their hands or laps.
Date: [1860..1890]
Item Type: Photograph

John and Mary Caldwell

Description: Photograph of John and Mary Caldwell, an elderly couple. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Grandpa & Grandma Caldwell." Carte-de-visite format.
Date: [1860..1880]
Creator: Kuhn & Smith
Item Type: Photograph