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[Notice From Nuevo Laredo to the Mayor of Laredo]

Description: Statement written by the constitutional court (Juzgado Constit.'l) in Nuevo Laredo, signed by Luís Mamos, informing the Mayor of Laredo that they had found a skiff and were having it returned.
Date: June 3, 1876
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letters from Walter S. Pugh and A. B. Pugh - June 25, 1876]

Description: Letters from Walter S. Pugh to his cousin and from A. B. Pugh to his niece, dated June 25, 1876. Both letters speak of the well-being of crops and animals, as well as friends and family. Walter S. Pugh's letter is written on the back of A. B. Pugh's.
Date: June 25, 1876
Creator: Pugh, Walter S. & Pugh, A. B.
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

[Letter from F. A. Mood to J. D. Giddings - January 31, 1876]

Description: Letter from F. A. Mood to Hon. J. D. Giddings. Mood explains that his letter encloses original and duplicate copies of contracts made by the Trustees of Southwestern University regarding Southwestern Life Insurance Company. He asks Giddings to sign and forward the contract at his earliest convenience. Mood then describes how Southwestern has experienced an encouraging influx of students at Christmas and expects more by 21 February, the beginning of the spring term. The university enjoys a high … more
Date: January 31, 1876
Creator: Mood, F. A.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Lawrenceburgh, IN, Premium Card]

Description: Premium card given by W.P. James to J. D. and D. C. Giddings and others reading "Premium Mill and Largest in and of the West or South." Silk, melton, cashmere materials.
Date: [1876,1877]
Creator: James, W. P.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from J. C. S. Morrow to J. D. Giddings - April 10, 1876]

Description: Letter from J. C. S. Morrow to Hon. J. D. Giddings. Contains information on deeds for J. M. Whitley and explains an effort to raise money for Mood to build a new residence. The last page consists of a list of people to contact for money donations.
Date: April 10, 1876
Creator: Morrow, J. C. S.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from F. A. Mood to J. D. Giddings - December 27, 1876]

Description: Letter from F. A. Mood to J. D. Giddings. Explains how Mood would like to borrow money to build a home since his current residence is too small and his salary barely covers his living expenses.
Date: December 27, 1876
Creator: Mood, F. A.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from F. A. Mood to J. D. Giddings - February 12, 1876]

Description: Letter from F. A. Mood to Hon. J. D. Giddings. Mood writes an impassioned letter in response to Giddings' doubts about Southwestern and his desire to resign from the Board of Trustees. Mood addresses Giddings' concerns in five numbered points. It appears that one of Giddings' biggest concerns is about the lack of financial support for the university. Mood responds that he is well aware of the risks that he is taking. Mood seems to have had a falling out with his Board of Trustees, and Giddings … more
Date: February 12, 1876
Creator: Mood, F. A.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from F. A. Mood to J. D. Giddings - February 19, 1876]

Description: Letter from F. A. Mood to Hon. J. D. Giddings. Mood says that all the trustees have signed the agreement except for Major John R. Henry and Hon. H. E. McCollough, but Mood is not hopeful for any results from this agreement. He states that Judge J. P. Hughes gave him a favorable lot in exchange for a small bonus for a lot near the university. When Mood examined the house at the lot, he realized that it was empty and not suitable for holding classes. Mood has invested all of the money he has save… more
Date: February 19, 1876
Creator: Mood, F. A.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from Alice Pilley to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 18, 1876]

Description: Letter from Alice Pilley to Junia Roberts Osterhout. Alice detailed the last moments of her son's life after he came down with a fever. She wrote about what he went through and mentioned she tried to give him Melane pills to help. Alice thanked Junia for her kind words and wanted them to visit soon. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout."
Date: August 18, 1876
Creator: Pilley, Alice
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Sarah Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout and Family, September 16, 1876]

Description: Letter from Sarah Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, her sister Junia Roberts Osterhout, and their children. In the first part of her letter, she wrote about a recent visit with her parents and how they had been holding up. The second part consisted of local gossip about old friends of Junia and the parts of the family in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. J. P. Osterhout."
Date: September 16, 1876
Creator: Osterhout, Sarah
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Sarah Osterhout, November 21, 1876]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his mother, Sarah Osterhout. He wrote his mother to tell her that his children are in good health and that Junia is recovering from an illness. Also, he and his son Paul are planning to start a ranching business with their sheep.
Date: November 12, 1876
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Pastor G. S. Bailey to Sarah Osterhout, November 17, 1876]

Description: Letter from Pastor G. S. Bailey to Sarah Osterhout. The letter served as an invitation to a Baptist Centennial in Pittson, Pennsylvania. Sarah's mother was one of the first persons baptized at the church, and the pastor said he wanted Sarah and any guests she might bring to attend.
Date: November 17, 1876
Creator: Bailey, G. S.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter to Junia Roberts Osterhout from her Sister, December 2, 1876]

Description: Letter from her sister to Junia Roberts Osterhout regarding her life in West Virginia. Her husband received an engineer position from the government in public improvements and was sent to West Virginia. They were residing in a boarding house and she mentioned that there was a young man there who was also from Pennsylvania. She expressed regret that Junia and her husband had not visited last summer and hoped at least John could come see them. She concluded the letter with news concerning their m… more
Date: December 2, 1876
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Pellra Maoming to Gertrude Osterhout, August 21, 1876]

Description: Letter from Pellra Maoming to Gertrude Osterhout. She wrote her friend the last week of vacation from school. The letter was composed of what Pellra and her family had been occupied with since last seeing Gertrude. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout."
Date: August 21, 1876
Creator: Maoming, Pellra
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Fletcher S. Stockdale to Charles B. Moore, January 1, 1876]

Description: A letter from Fletcher S. Stockdale to Charles B. Moore on January 1, 1876. In the letter, Stockdale discusses aspects of the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1875 related to separation of church and state. Stockdale notes that all the liberal men of the convention voted for a clause requiring officeholders to acknowledge the existence of a Supreme Being, though he himself strongly opposed the clause. Stockdale tells Moore that he is glad to hear from him and is grateful for memories of old f… more
Date: January 1, 1876
Creator: Stockdale, Fletcher S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Mary Moore, January 2, 1876]

Description: A letter to Mary Moore from her mother, Matilda Dodd, and her sister, Bettie Franklin, on January 2, 1876. In the letter, Dodd and Franklin tell Moore about their Christmas gatherings and discuss the warm weather. Franklin mentions that many of Moore's friends and family are talking of moving to Texas. Dodd and Franklin mention many of Moore's family and friends, including Dinky McGee, the Donnel family, the Sporer family, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Ireland, the Grangers, old Mr. Simon Elliott, … more
Date: January 2, 1876
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & Franklin, Bettie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Mary Moore, January 27, 1876]

Description: A letter to Mary Moore from her mother, Matilda Dodd, and her sister, Bettie Franklin, on January 27, 1876. In the letter, Dodd and Franklin tell Moore about the well-being of the family and of the farm. They mention that they are not sure if they will be moving to Texas. Dodd mentions that she would like Moore to visit, and would like to return to Texas with Moore. Franklin closes by sending regards to Mary's husband, Charles B. Moore. Included with this item is the envelope in which the lett… more
Date: January 27, 1876
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & Franklin, Bettie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Bettie Franklin, Matilda Dodd, and William Dodd to Mary Moore, March 11, 1876]

Description: A letter to Mary Moore from her sister, Bettie Franklin, and her mother, Matilda Dodd. In the letter, Franklin tells Moore about the birth of her son. She tells Moore that she has not yet named the child and asks Moore to suggest a name. Dodd and Franklin both discuss the weather and the state of the farm. Franklin closes by sending her regards to Moore's husband, Charles B. Moore. In a separate letter from Moore's father, William Dodd, William talks about the weather and the state of the famil… more
Date: March 11, 1876
Creator: Franklin, Bettie; Dodd, Matilda & Dodd, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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