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[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
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[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
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Certificate of Declaration for Charles William Sloman]

Description: Certificate of Declaration for Charles William Sloman as he was gaining citizenship to the United States. The opening line of the document declares that he "solemnly swear[s], that it is bonafide my intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any Foreign Prince..."
Date: February 4, 1882
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[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
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Photograph of the Stairs Leading to Bishop's Palace]

Description: Photograph of the stairs leading to the front door of Bishop's Palace in Galveston, Texas; this was the home of Walter Gresham, Sr. and his family. There are sculptures posted on either side of the stairs and the front door is positioned under a large archway with a balcony on the floor above it.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation