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[Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Graysen - April 10, 1859]

Description: Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Graysen, dated April 10, 1859, containing a proposal of marriage. A handwritten note at the top of the original letter says: "married 9-22-59."
Date: April 10, 1859
Creator: Bradley, L. D.
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

[Letter from Sam Houston to Peter Farer Esq., July 1852]

Description: Letter from Sam Houston to Peter Farer Esq. discussing a request for information on a pirate named Lafitte who frequented Galveston, Texas.
Date: July 23, 1852
Creator: Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Letter from Alfred M. Hilliard to William J. Hutchison - October 15, 1854]

Description: Letter written to William J. Hutchison in Bainbridge, Georgia from Alfred M. Hilliard in Tyler County, Texas. The letter gives an update on Hilliard's settlement in Texas and his impressions of the country, as well as the health of his friends and family.
Date: October 15, 1854
Creator: Hilliard, Alfred M.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter to Orceneth Asbury Fisher, from Orceneth Fisher]

Description: Letter from O. Fisher to his son, O.A. Fisher containing a home cure for his throat and expressing a desire for O.A. Fisher to come to California with his brother, Sterling, and sister, Anna.
Date: April 8, 1859
Creator: Fisher, Orceneth, 1803-1880
Partner: Southwestern University

[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 Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, March 4, 1858]

Description: Letter to David W. Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing the receipt of his letter and his arrival at Prairie Lea; a request for Frank to write a letter informing Maud of his travels; a discussion of sending information and gifts; a brief discussion about marriage and gifts;a dialogue concerning "Episcopacy or Pickett"; news about the weather; the affect of the weather on the planting of crops; a discussion of real estate; a brief mention of Maud's health; a request for information on "how the presents went" and if pictures were received; a discussion requesting a visit from David's "Aunt", "Uncle", as well as from Tom and Frank; an ending statement requesting letters from David, Clara, and Frank.
Date: March 4, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter of Resignation by M. Lidwill]

Description: Letter from Miguel Lidwell to the Laredo City Council resigning from his post as treasurer for the city because he needs to travel. He also proffers the accounts he has kept for 1858-1859 (not included).
Date: December 31, 1859
Creator: Lidwill, Miguel
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter to Asbury, from O. Fisher]

Description: Letter to Orceneth Asbury Fisher from his father, Orceneth Fisher telling of his arrival in San Francisco and his general impression of it.
Date: April 30, 1855
Creator: Fisher, Orceneth, 1803-1880
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter to Asbury, from O. Fisher]

Description: Letter to Orceneth Asbury Fisher from his father, Orceneth Fisher expressing his gratitude that Asbury is working in the church and his duty to stay in California. He also discusses news of the family and their acquaintances.
Date: October 3, 1856
Creator: Fisher, Orceneth, 1803-1880
Partner: Southwestern University