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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

OCLC Number

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Thomas Lee Scott Papers, 1834-1852



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Scott, Thomas Lee, 1820-
Title: Thomas Lee Scott papers
Dates: 1834-1865
Abstract: Financial documents, civic records, and personal correspondence compose the Thomas Lee Scott Papers, 1834-1865.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.03236
Extent: 18 items
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Thomas Lee Scott was born in 1820 in Independence, Texas. A farmer by trade, he lived in Washington County, Texas with his wife Mary E. Scott. In the 1850s the family owned slaves. During the American Civil War Scott served as a soldier in the Confederate Army. He was granted amnesty after the war ended in 1865.

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Scope and Contents

Financial documents, civic records, and personal correspondence compose the Thomas Lee Scott Papers, 1834-1865. Materials relating to the American Civil War include Confederate war tax receipts, military orders, and Thomas Lee Scott's signed Amnesty Oath. Scott's civilian life is represented by a dinner invitation from Miss A. R. Holmes and bills of sale for the purchase of slaves from John L. Young and Mary E. Coles. The collection also features an undated poem signed by J. C. Hill and an 1834 marriage bond between John Thompson and Jane A. Gossett.

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Restrictions

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.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Gossett, Jane A.
Scott, Mary E.
Scott, Thomas Lee, 1820-
Thompson, John
Corporate Names
Confederate states of America. Army
Subjects
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Slavery
War tax stamps
Places
Texas
Document Types
Receipts (financial records)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas Lee Scott Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1920

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff.

Subsequent revisions were made by Keelee James, January 2013.

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OCLC Number

829265694

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2G180 [SRH1230007826] Amnesty Oath (1 item), 1865
Bills of Sale (2 items), 1852-1853
Confederate War Tax Receipts (7 items), 1861-1865
Marriage Bond (1 item), 1834
Military Orders (2 items), 1863, undated
Invitation (1 item), 1852
Envelopes (2 items), 1852, undated
Pay stub (1 item), 1864
Poem (1 item), undated

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