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Texas Letters Collection, 1857-1861
Miles Parson, James G. Mahaffy, and William C. McCarty were Texas settlers. Mahaffy and McCarty were originally from Tennessee.
Correspondence comprise the Texas Letters Collection, 1857-1861, containing letters written by Tennessee immigrants in Texas describing conditions in Caldwell, Hays, Hopkins, and Hunt counties. Additionally, a letter written by Miles Parsons documents Sam Houston's inauguration as Governor of Texas and conditions in Texas (January 1860).
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.
Texas Letters Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project," 2009-2011.