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[Correspondence Between Charles William Sloman and Two Reverends]

Description: Correspondence between Charles William Sloman and Reverend William McCracken concerning the sending of the marriage certificate of Charles and Sarah Sloman when they were married in New Orleans. Sloman's letter was received in New Orleans at Rector Grace Church, and forwarded to McCracken in Nebraska; he had moved here from New Orleans and the letter dated July 6, 1891 asks the new reverend there to send him the information needed. The final letter is sent to Sloman from McCracken in which he says he had enclosed the marriage certificate.
Date: {1891-06-28, 1891-07-06, 1891-07-17}
Creator: Sloman, Charles William & McCracken, William

[Galveston Lutheran Church Records: Minutes]

Description: Series of ledgers documenting the minutes of the Galveston Lutheran Church in Galveston, Texas, including various reports from the Secretary, Treasurer, and committees. The first page contains a list of information contained in the church records.
Date: 1851~/1915~
Creator: Galveston Lutheran Church

[Identification Card for Charles William Sloman]

Description: Identification card belonging to Charles W. Sloman with his birth information, age, height, and eye color. On the middle section of the card there is a statement signed by Fred C. Pabst which reads: "the person described on page 2 hereof has produced to me proof in the manner directed by law, and I do hereby certify that the said person is a citizen of the United States of America."
Date: November 18, 1918

[Letter from Walter Gresham to Miss Lorraine, October 23, 1915]

Description: Letter from Walter Gresham, Sr. to Miss Lorraine concerning the prospective marriage of her and Thomas Dew Gresham. Walter discusses his hope that they do go through with the marriage and tells her that she "will find [Thomas] ambitious, honorable, energetic and domestic in his tastes and habits." He repeatedly expresses his admiration for her and the future for her and his son.
Date: October 23, 1915
Creator: Gresham, Walter, Sr.

[Photograph of Alice Jane Brown and Matilda Alice Sweeney]

Description: Photograph of Alice Jane Brown with her niece, Matilda Alice Sweeney, at the Albania Plantation in Jeanerette, Louisiana. Alice is standing on the right and Matilda is on the left holding an umbrella over her head; behind Matilda there is a boy wearing a hat and jacket while picking at the truck of a tree. The back of the photo says that this picture was "taken at Albania Plantation, Jeanerette, La. home of Mrs. Moreau Roberts Brown..."
Date: unknown