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[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 Adison Wilson, December 18, 1959]

Description: Letter to Adison Wilson from Ziza Moore, Josephus C. Moore, and Will Wallace discussing the possibility of Ziza selling his property and moving and other recent news of family and friends. Will Wallace has written a note to his Uncle Gus discussing his recent trip to his grandfather's house, school, and other news. He says that Elivra is teaching school. Some of the letter is addressed to Charles in particular. The letter was written over several days between December 18, 1859 and December 21, 1859. It has an envelope addressed to Adison Wilson in McKiney, Collin County, Texas. The envelope is torn at the top right corner, and there is a partial postmark from Tennessee.
Date: December 18, 1859
Creator: Moore, Ziza; Moore, Josephus C. & Wallace, Will
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter to Adison Wilson, December 18, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter to Adison Wilson from Ziza Moore, Josephus C. Moore, and Will Wallace discussing the possibility of Ziza selling his property and moving and other recent news of family and friends. Will Wallace has written a note to his Uncle Gus discussing his recent trip to his grandfather's house, school, and other news. He says that Elivra is teaching school. Some of the letter is addressed to Charles in particular. The letter was written over several days between December 18, 1859 and December 21, 1859.
Date: December 18, 1859
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, November 28, 1859]

Description: Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, regarding acceptable terms of sale for land in Cooke County Texas. Discusses abolition and the potential dissolution of the Union.
Date: November 28, 1859
Creator: Ward, Thomas
Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin

[Letter from Jacob De Cordova, dated Nov. 20, 1859]

Description: Letter from Jacob De Cordova, dated Nov. 20, 1850 to "My dear Doctor," probably Thomas Moore of Burnet County. Discusses his travels through Texas, and various land transactions. He directs that any letters sent by Phin be forwarded to Graham. Phineas De Cordova was Jacob De Cordova's brother and partner in their Land agent business.
Date: November 20, 1859
Creator: De Cordova, Jacob Raphael
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Correspondence from Lucadia Pease to Juliet Niles]

Description: A letter to Juliet Niles from her sister Lucadia Pease, who discusses naming the new family home "Windsor Lawn." Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Date: October 31, 1859
Creator: Pease, Lucadia
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, October 26, 1859]

Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress inquiring about the purchase of a Mare and discussing the travel arrangements of his Uncle. She mentions that his uncle is ill, and also inquires about his housing accommodations, in case she should decide to come visit him. Towards the end of the letter she mentions that she is making dresses for a baby and sleeves for David's wife, Clara.
Date: October 26, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, October 26, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress inquiring about the purchase of a Mare and discussing the travel arrangements of his Uncle. She mentions that his uncle is ill, and also inquires about his housing accommodations, in case she should decide to come visit him. Towards the end of the letter she mentions that she is making dresses for a baby and sleeves for David's wife, Clara.
Date: October 26, 1859
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Letter to Colonel Allen, 25 October 1859

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: October 25, 1859
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Guadalupe García to the Mayor of Laredo, October 23, 1859]

Description: Letter from Guadalupe García of Nuevo Laredo to the mayor in Laredo, asking him to have National Guard personnel who went to Laredo return immediately to avoid difficulties for themselves and their families.
Date: October 23, 1859
Creator: Garcia, Guadalupe
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his Brother, October 19, 1859]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his brother regarding land in Texas. He sold a couple hundred acres out of the 400 acres he bought a few years earlier. He wrote about other land he had bought and the cheap pricing of land in Texas. An uncle of theirs was thinking about moving to Texas and John agreed that he should and could get a lot of land for his money. He gave some advice for his uncle if he chose to move to Texas and recommended he should have a few thousand dollars before coming. At the end of the letter, John wrote about several pieces of furniture and cattle he purchased.
Date: October 19, 1859
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from H.W. Raglin to A.D. Kennard Jr., October 15, 1859]

Description: Letter from H. W. Raglin to A. D. Kennard Jr. regarding the service requests of both M. (Michael) Kennard and A.D. Kennard and how those requests are doing. He also mentions prices on food and transportation.
Date: 1859-10-15~
Creator: Raglin, H. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Letter to Colonel Allen, 15 October 1859

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: October 15, 1859
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections