Guide to the Texas Governors Letters collection, 1889 and 1935-36 MS 142
James V Allred, Texas jurist, Attorney General (1930-1934) and Governor (1934-38), was born in Bowie, Texas, on March 29, 1899 and died 1959.
For further biographical information, visit "ALLRED, JAMES BURR V." The Handbook of Texas Online. <http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/view/AA/fal42.html> [Accessed Wed Aug 25 13:40:17 US/Central 2004 ].
Lawrence Sullivan (Sul) Ross (1838-1898) was a soldier, statesman, and university president, and Governor from 1886-1991. For further biographical information, see "ROSS, LAWRENCE SULLIVAN [SUL]." The Handbook of Texas Online. <http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/view/RR/fro81.html> [Accessed Wed Aug 25 13:35:17 US/Central 2004 ].
This collection contains three letters on official letterhead: two from Governor Allred of Texas to Emil Hurja of the Democratic National Committee in Washington D.C. (1935-36), and one from Gov. Ross of Texas to General M. Cist of Cincinnati, Ohio (1889). Subjects include thanks for gifts sent and requests for reading materials, and do not relate specifically to Texas politics.
No access restrictions; this material is open for research.
Permission to publish from the Texas Governors Letters Collection must be facilitated through the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
Texas Governors Letters collection 1889 and 1935-1936, MS 142, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
These letters were purchased from a manuscripts dealer in 1959
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