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[Request for cotton]

Description: Letter from Thomas Atwood to William Reed requesting cotton.
Date: May 16, 1862
Creator: Atwood, Thomas
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from B. D. Dashiell to J. D. Giddings - May 22, 1872]

Description: Letter from B. D. Dashiell to Hon. J. D. Giddings. Dashiell tells Giddings that the boarding house at Chappell Hill Female College is insured by the Planters Insurance Company of Houston for $2,500, and since he believes that Mrs. Carmer has forgotten this detail, he will write to her to remind her. Also, he showed Giddings' letter to Joseph Stone and received his advice to sell the boarding house property and divide the proceeds among the stockholders.
Date: May 22, 1872
Creator: Dashiell, B. D.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from William Giddings to D. C. Giddings - May 7, 1871]

Description: Letter from William Giddings to his uncle D.C. Giddings. William begins by talking about going to a picnic and a concert with his friends, although Dr. Connor would not permit their female companions to accompany them to the concert. The concert raised $100 to renovate the room for the debate society, in which William will soon debate Native American land rights. He explains to his uncle why he made a bad mark in German and asks for advice on his goal to become a lawyer. He sends his love to hi… more
Date: May 7, 1871
Creator: Giddings, William
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from William G. Giddings to D. C. Giddings - May 11, 1871]

Description: Letter from William Giddings to his uncle D.C. Giddings. William discusses his indecision about whether to work on the farm as his uncle suggested or continue with his studies at Soule University. He says that he could, if needed, work during the day and study at night. Next, he talks about the University Stylus school newspaper that includes his name in a list of students who got distinctions and promises to send his uncle a copy. Finally, William says that half of the money raised by the conc… more
Date: May 11, 1871
Creator: Giddings, William G.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from J. W. Hodges to Heber Stone - May 4, 1897]

Description: Letter written by J. W. Hodges to Heber Stone. Includes details of where and when the annual Southwestern University Board of Trustees meeting will take place. Invites Heber Stone to attend.
Date: May 4, 1897
Creator: Hodges, J. W.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from R. S. Hyer to Heber Stone - May 31, 1900]

Description: Letter written by R. S. Hyer to Heber Stone. Describes the value of ore in a mine (owned by Stone?) and the costs involved in smelting it in order to make a profit.
Date: May 31, 1900
Creator: Hyer, R. S.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from M. B. Lockett to Heber Stone - May 1, 1899]

Description: Letter written by M. B. Lockett to Heber Stone. Lockett explains that the note Stone held against Southwestern University has been paid and thanks him for the original loan he made.
Date: May 1, 1899
Creator: Lockett, M. B.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from J. F. Matthews to J. D. Giddings - May 14, 1872]

Description: Letter from J. F. Matthews to J. D. Giddings. Matthews says that Mr. Browning suggests that Giddings should settle a claim according to the terms he described in a previous letter. The money to settle the claim is not available now, but it will be in thirty days.
Date: May 14, 1872
Creator: Matthews, J. F.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from W. A. Shaw to Heber Stone - May 14, 1897]

Description: Letter written by W. A. Shaw to Hon. Heber Stone. Shaw explains why he thinks Dr. McLean is an unfit regent for Southwestern University and defends his position in making such a judgement.
Date: May 14, 1897
Creator: Shaw, W. A.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from Dora to Lizzie Johnson, dated May 12, 1863]

Description: Letter from Dora to Lizzie Johnson. Dora inquires as to why she has not heard from Lizzie, questions Lizzie's loyalties to the Union or the Confederacy since Lizzie lives in Austin. Dora also states that she knows both her and Lizzie's brothers were taken prisoner at the Post [Arkansas Post] earlier in 1863.
Date: May 12, 1863
Partner: Southwestern University
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