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[Letter from J.C. Spence to William Reed]

Description: Letter from J.C. Spence to William Reed regarding the sale of slaves and the division of Michael Reed's estate.
Date: February 2, 1860
Creator: Spence, J.C.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from William Reed to Taylor and Bagby]

Description: Letter from William Reed to Taylor and Bagby requesting payment for cotton from the estate of Michael Reed.
Date: March 30, 1860
Creator: Reed, William
Partner: Southwestern University

[Resignation of G. Garza]

Description: Written statement by Gavino Garza resigning as alderman (regidor) in Laredo, Texas.
Date: July 18, 1860
Creator: Garza, Gavrino
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Sam Houston to the Chickasaw Nation, October 1860]

Description: Letter from Governor Sam Houston to the Chickasaw Nation discussing the extradition of a fugitive named Walker Martin. Included in the letter are indictment charges and documents proving Walker Martin's charges.
Date: October 15, 1860
Creator: Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Correspondence from Lucadia Pease to Juliet Niles]

Description: A letter to Juliet Niles from her sister Lucadia Pease, who says that the family has (at least temporarily) decided to call their home "Wood Lawn." Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Date: November 9, 1860
Creator: Pease, Lucadia
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter to Lizzie Johnson from unknown correspondent]

Description: Letter from unknown recipient (likely Lizzie's friend Dora), dated December 16, 1860. Letter discusses news from Chappell Hill, as well as affairs at Soule University, located in Chappell Hill. Letter is addressed to Lizzie in the "Tennessee Colony" or the Robertson, or Nashville Colony. Letter also alludes to the coming Civil War.
Date: December 16, 1860
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from Glessner to Miss Lou Moore]

Description: Handwritten letter from Glessner to Miss Lou Moore, inquiring about her well-being and whether she had a safe and pleasant trip to Illinois, as well as a desire to meet her again in Indiana.
Date: June 8, 1860
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter from Joseph Carroll to his son Joseph A. Carroll, July 12, 1860]

Description: Letter from Joseph Carroll to his son Joseph A. Carroll telling him news of the family in Louisiana, Missouri, and asking many questions about what Carroll is doing in Texas. He also discusses politics in Missouri, and the presidential race between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas.
Date: July 12, 1860
Creator: Carroll, Joseph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from David Osterhout to Orlando Osterhout, July 29, 1860]

Description: Letter from David Osterhout to his brother, Orlando Osterhout, discussing his family. His children had gotten well after having the measles and he said they were doing well after moving to Texas. The hot weather was making it difficult for David to work and he wished he had money to buy cattle and sheep to lighten his work load. He hoped his letter found Orlando well and wanted to hear from him soon.
Date: July 29, 1860
Creator: Osterhout, David
Partner: Austin College

[Two Letters to Charles B. Moore]

Description: First letter to Charles B. Moore discusses local news, including a recent death, land, and a mill project. Second letter to Charles B. Moore from Elvira Moore about her spending and work as a teacher.
Date: 1860-01-17/1860-01-20
Creator: Moore, Elvira
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Convill, May 23, 1860]

Description: Letter to Convill regarding daily events. On one of the pages is an illustration of a man in green pencil with a caption.
Date: May 23, 1860
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two Letters to Charles B. Moore]

Description: Letter to Charles B. Moore from Ziza Moore is on the first three pages and continued on the last page. The last page also contains one letter to Charles B. Moore from Henry S. Moore. Ziza's letter regards events in the area and family and mentions briefly the political climate. Henry's letter regards a liquor law passed in Tennessee.
Date: June 1860
Creator: Moore, Ziza & Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. S. Rucker to Charles B. Moore, June 18, 1860]

Description: Letter to Charles B. Moore from J. S. Rucker discussing local politics and news from the area. Two of the local elections he wrote about were for the positions of constable and squire.
Date: June 18, 1860
Creator: Rucker, J. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 9, 1860]

Description: Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing news of friends and family, agriculture, politics, and weather. He writes of the Know-Nothing party and what they have been doing in his area before continuing to speak of other unrelated local matters.
Date: July 9, 1860
Creator: Moore, Ziza
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 12, 1860]

Description: Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing a recent trip Henry took, work at a lumber mill, and the hot weather. The letter is written on blue paper which is torn at the bottom right corner. It has an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas. The letter was started on July 12th, and Henry continued to write through at least July 15th.
Date: July 12, 1860
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections