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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Andrew F. Smyth Papers, 1799-1800, 1832-1990



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Smyth, Andrew Farney, 1817-1879
Title: Andrew F. Smyth papers
Dates: 1799-1800, 1832-1990
Abstract: The Andrew F. Smyth Papers, 1799-1800, 1832-1990 [bulk 1840s-1940s], consist of correspondence, Legal and financial documents, photographs, publications, and other material, which document the business activities and personal lives of five generations of the Andrew F. Smyth family, including his children, grandchildren, brother George W. Smyth's family and son-in-law Elisha D. Seale's extended family. Series include: I. Smyth Family Papers, II. Seale Family Papers, III. Assorted Family Papers, IV. Unidentified Family Papers, V. Photographs, VI. Newspapers, VII. Artifacts, and VIII. Confederate States of America Money.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00598
Extent: 6.58 linear feet
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Andrew Farney Smyth (1817-1879), riverboat captain, surveyor, mill owner, farmer, merchant, and judge, was the second eldest son of Andrew and Susannah Smyth. After living in Pennsylvania and Tennessee, the family settled down near Moulton, Alabama, in 1817. Andrew F. Smyth moved to Jasper county, Texas, in 1835, and initially aided in managing the affairs of his brother George W. Smyth, a congressman and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and Constitution. Andrew gradually found his own success, first as a surveyor then as a grist and sawmill owner, employing 80 people full time at the Smyth Mills by 1855. Andrew entered a brief and ill-fated partnership between 1855 and 1859 with W. A. Ferguson to operate a general store that nearly resulted in Andrew's bankruptcy, but with his family and friends' financial assistance, he was able to buy out Ferguson and turn Smyth's Mercantile into a profitable business.

Andrew is best known as a riverboat captain, a business he began in 1838 by building flatboats to ship cotton down river, then selling both the cotton and the timber of the boat upon arrival at the Gulf of Mexico. Around 1850, Andrew acquired the keelboat Jasper, for transporting cotton to the Gulf. Upon retirement, the Jasper's hull was used to build a house on the Smyth acreage along the Angelina River. Andrew captained his first steamboat, Camargo, beginning in 1862, but persistent mechanical problems compelled him to replace it with the newly built Laura in the early 1870s. The best-known ship on the Neches for 25 years, the Laura hauled cargo and provided the first dependable passenger transportation in lower east Texas.

In 1844, Andrew married Emily Allen (1827-1907), daughter of Benjamin and Nancy Allen. The couple had six children, all of whom Emily corresponded with regularly: Frances, Andrew C. "Buddy" or "Constantine," Araminta "Mintie," Susannah "Susan" or "Coo", Nancy "Nannie," and George W. "Buck," II (not to be confused with Andrew F.'s brother George W. Smyth, Sr., or his son George W., Jr.). After his father's death, George II formed the George W. Smyth & Co. partnership with his mother and brother Andrew, in order to handle the business affairs of the family, including the land, the Smyth & Seale General Merchant Store & Sawmill, and the steamer Laura, now captained by M. C. Smyth.

In 1861, Nancy Smyth (1846-1892) married Elisha D. Seale (1833-1911), son of Lewis Seale and grandson of Joshua Seale. Elisha was a well-respected teacher and served briefly as a school supervisor at the Jasper Collegiate Institute before the Civil War caused the school to close. Elisha had a close relationship with his mother-in-law Emily Smyth, and referred to her affectionately as "Ma" and "Little Mother." Elisha and Nancy had fifteen children: Emma "Emily", Francis "Jimmie", Henry M., Andrew G., Basco, Esther "Essie", David W. "Watts", Ruth, Minnie, Susan E. "Coo", Lewis J., William, Nancy, Mary "Mame", and Grace. Ruth went on to become a pharmacist and owned R. Seale & Co. Drugs, raising chickens on the side for additional income. William, a contractor and timberman, was actively involved in the American Lumberman Society during the 1920s. Both Esther and William Seale became interested in family genealogy. In 1966, Wiliam's son, Dr. William Seale, Jr., published the biography, Texas Riverman: The Life and Times of Captain Andrew Farney Smyth.

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Scope and Contents

The Andrew F. Smyth Papers, 1799-1800, 1832-1990 [bulk 1840s-1940s], consist of correspondence, Legal and financial documents, photographs, publications, and other material, which document the business activities and personal lives of five generations of the Andrew F. Smyth family, including his children, grandchildren, brother George W. Smyth's family and son-in-law Elisha D. Seale's extended family. Series include: I. Smyth Family Papers, II. Seale Family Papers, III. Assorted Family Papers, IV. Unidentified Family Papers, V. Photographs, VI. Newspapers, VII. Artifacts, and VIII. Confederate States of America Money.

The bulk of the first series, Smyth Family Papers, 1835-1909, 1923, and undated, document the land surveying and river transportation trade of Andrew F. Smyth, the relationships between Emily A. Smyth and her six children, and the business activities of George W. Smyth II and Co. Within the series are also the papers of other family members, including Andrew's brother and sister-in-law George W. and Frances Grigsby Smyth, Sr., his children Araminta Wagley and Andrew C. Smyth, his son-in-law Nathan M. Hart's family, and assorted family members.

The Andrew F. Smyth Papers, 1835-1880, 1896, and undated, document Smyth's activities as land surveyor, sawmill owner, judge, and steamboat captain. Of note is a June 1, 1860, sealed certificate signed by Governor Sam Houston appointing Andrew F. Smyth subengineer of the Neches-Angelina navigation improvement project. Included are many hand-drawn survey plats created by Andrew F. Smyth for land surveying and as part of the Neches-Angelina project. Correspondence, Legal documents, and Financial documents relate to his business ventures as well as his private life. Also, some of the ledger books have entries written by family members, including one nearly twenty years (December 1896) after Andrew's death in 1879.

The Emily Allen Smyth Papers, 1847-1904, and undated, contain primarily Emily's correspondence with her five children, and business and Legal documents relating to the shipping business, her pension and inheritance, and the rental of her properties.

The second series, Seale Family Papers, 1799, 1858-1927, 1942-1976, and undated, highlights the Legal and financial activities of schoolteacher Elisha D. Seale, his grandfather Joshua Seale and father Lewis P. Seale, his wife Nancy Smyth Seale, his brother William F. Seale, and many of Elisha and Nancy's children and grandchildren, including druggist Ruth Seale, William Seale, Sr. and Jr., Esther Seale Hooks, Esther Hooks Walker, and others. Receipts, bills, warranty deeds, probate records, business and personal correspondence, and genealogical documents also illuminate the activities of the Seale Family.

The third series, Assorted Family Papers, 1838, 1849-1851, 1861, 1890-1902, and undated, contains the Legal and financial documents of the Allen and Grigsby Families and Horace A. Glenn, a cousin of Emily Allen Smyth.

Material without a known author or with an author of unknown relation to the Smyth and Seale families form the fourth series, Unidentified Family Papers, 1800, 1832-1923, [ca. 1959], and undated. It is comprised of correspondence, Printed material divided by subject, Legal and financial documents, survey material, Creative works, and handwritten notes.

The Photographs series, [ca. 1850s]-1990, includes prints, cased daguerreotypes, tintypes, negatives, and one glass ambrotype, of Smyth family members, Seale family members, and unidentified or unrelated people. Although most of the photographs date to the 19th to early 20th centuries, many prints in this collection were made in the latter half of the 20th century from original photographs; most of the dates reflect the original date rather than the reprint dates.

The sixth series, Newspapers, 1846-1925, 1942, and undated, comprises various publications from the United States, primarily in Texas. Listed alphabetically, the date and place of publication is also given when known. Of note are the complete issues of The Christian Herald and Signs of Our Times (NY), July 9, 1885- June 7, 1888. However, most of the newspapers are incomplete issues or news clippings.

The final two series, Artifacts and Confederate States of America Money, have been removed to the Artifact Collection and Money Collection, respectively.

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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
Seale, Elisha DeKalb, 1833-1911
Seale, William, 1882-1962
Smyth, Andrew Farney, 1817-1879
Smyth, Emily Allen, 1827-1907
Smyth, George Washington, 1850-1922
Subjects
Shipping
Surveyors
Places
Beaumont
Jasper
Texas
Woodville

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Related Materials

George W. Smyth Papers, 1819-1892

The Louisiana History Museum in Alexandria preserves additional images of the Seale family, including photographs of Lewis Seale, David Watts Seale and Minnie McCaskle.

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Separated Material

Artifacts and Confederate States of America Money have been removed to the Artifact Collection and Money Collection, respectively.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Andrew F. Smyth Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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4Ja1 [SRH1230032682] Smyth Family Papers, 1835-1909, 1923, undated
Andrew F. Smyth Papers, 1835-1880, 1896, undated
Correspondence, 1845-1880
Business, 1845-1880
Personal, 1845-1879
Financial documents, 1835-1879, 1896
Account statements and bills of articles, 1837-1879
Checks and receipts, 1838-1879
Ledger books, 1844-1879, 1896
Promissory notes, 1838, 1847-1879
Legal documents and drafts, 1835-1875
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Legal documents and drafts, 1835-1875
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4Ja1 [SRH1230032682] Shipping records, [circa 1840-1879]
Bills of lading, 1846-1871
Cargo lists, circa 1840-1879
Survey records, 1836-1879
Field notes, 1836-1879
Plats, 1838, undated
Publications, 1859-1875
Notes and Drafts, 1854-1863
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4Ja2 [SRH1230032688] Emily Allen Smyth Papers, 1847-1904, undated
Correspondence, 1847-1904
Financial documents, 1878-1904
Ledger books, 1878-1903
Bills and receipts, 1887-1904
Legal documents, 1885-1903
Raw goods orders, 1894, undated
George W. "Buck" Smyth, II, Papers, [circa 1860]-1909
Correspondence, 1877-1909
Financial documents, 1870-1884, 1894-1900
Bills and receipts, 1870-1884, 1894-1900
Ledger and check books, 1878-1884, 1896-1900
Legal documents, 1872-1881, 1923
Creative works, [circa 1860-circa 1892]
Printed material, February 15, 1908
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4Ja3 [SRH1230032683] George W. Smyth, Sr., Papers, 1835-1864, undated
Correspondence, 1835, 1848-1859
Financial documents, 1847-1864
Legal documents, 1843-1848, undated
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Legal documents, 1843-1848, undated
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4Ja3 [SRH1230032683] Andrew C. Smyth Papers, 1871-1883, undated
Correspondence, 1871-1883
Legal drafts, 1880-1882
Schoolwork, undated
Araminta D. "Minty" Smyth Wagley Papers, 1881-1904, undated
Correspondence, 1881-1904
Creative works, undated
Nathan M. Hart Family Papers, 1886, 1898-1905, 1913, undated
Correspondence, 1886, 1898-1905, 1913
Financial documents, 1901, undated
Frances M. Grigsby Smyth Papers, 1866-1869, 1879
Legal and financial documents, 1866, 1879
Correspondence, 1869
Assorted Smyth Family Papers, 1848-1857, 1868-1882, undated
Legal and financial documents, 1848, 1868-1882
Correspondence, January 19, 1880
Creative works, 1857
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] D. A. R. Genealogical Chart for Fannie Smith, undated
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4Ja3 [SRH1230032683] Seale Family Papers, 1799, 1858-1927, 1942-1976, undated
Elisha D. Seale Papers, 1858-1916, undated
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4Ja3 [SRH1230032683] Correspondence, 1858-1911
Financial documents, 1859-1909
Ledger and check books, 1860-1901
Bills and receipts, 1859-1909
Tax receipts, 1868, 1880-1900
Legal documents, 1860-1900, 1912-1916
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4Ja3 [SRH1230032683] Warranty deeds, 1870-1883, 1895-1900
Rental agreements, 1867, 1894-1898
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4Ja4 [SRH1230032689] Wills and probate records, 1867-1869, 1883, 1895, 1912-1916
Teaching contracts and certificates, 1860-1894
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Tyler County Commissioner certificate, July 24, 1876
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4Ja4 [SRH1230032689] Assorted, 1864-1865, 1879, 1888-1895
Survey notes, 1872, 1894-1895
Creative works, 1871, 1892, undated
Handwritten notes, 1894-1898, undated
Printed material, 1872-1888, undated
William Seale, Sr., Papers, 1902, 1913-1926, 1949-1961, undated
Correspondence, 1918-1923, 1949-1955
Financial documents, 1922-1923
Legal documents, 1902, 1922-1926
Genealogical material, 1951-1961, undated
Printed material, 1913, [circa 1921], undated
Joshua Seale Papers, 1799, 1828-1868, undated
Financial documents, 1830-1863
Legal documents, 1828-1838
Probate records, 1864-1868
Masonic documents, 1799, undated
Nancy Smyth Seale Papers, 1865, 1889-1896, undated
Correspondence, 1865, 1886-1894
Legal and financial documents, 1887, 1896, undated
William Seale, Jr., Papers, 1952-1956, 1966-1967, undated
Family history and genealogy, 1952, [circa 1966], undated
General Land Office receipt, October 5, 1956
Lewis P. Seale Papers, 1867-1870, undated
Lumber orders, 1867-1869
Legal and financial documents, 1870, undated
Ruth Seale Papers, 1891-1932, 1942
Personal correspondence, 1891-1906, 1942
R. Seale Drug & Co. records, 1892-1899, 1912-1932
Esther Hooks Walker Papers, [1918], 1927, 195[?]-1976, undated
Genealogical notes, 195[?], 1967-1976
Correspondence, [1918], 1927
Creative works, undated
Minnie Seale Hawthorne correspondence, 1891-1901, 1917-1920, undated
Emma Seale Stevens correspondence, 1883-1893
William F. Seale correspondence, 1868, 1885
Esther Seale Hooks Family Papers, 1892, 1907, 1917-1923, undated
Correspondence, 1892, 1907, 1917-1923
Handwritten note, undated
Assorted Seale Family Papers, 1832-1836, 1848-1872, 1883, 1893-1919, 1942, undated
Correspondence, 1863-1872, 1883, 1896-1919, 1942
Financial documents, 1832-1836, 1848-1870, 1893
Legal documents, 1833-1836, 1856-1869
Creative works, 1867
Printed material, undated
Assorted Family Papers, 1838, 1849-1851, 1861, 1890-1902, undated
Allen and Grigsby Family legal and financial documents, 1838, 1849-1851, 1861
Horace A. Glenn financial documents, 1890-1902
Unidentified Family Papers, 1924-1925, 1941-1949, 1954
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4Ja4 [SRH1230032689] Correspondence, 1845-1870, 1883-1923, 1955, undated
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Correspondence, 1845-1870, 1883-1923, 1955, undated
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4Ja5 [SRH1230032684] Printed material, 1856-1874, 1884-1902, circa 1959, undated
Farming, 1856-1857, 1873-1874, undated
Religion, 1888-[1896]
Dress and health, 1884-1889, 1902, undated
Political pamphlets and speeches, 1859-1874
Entertainment, 1886, 1896, [circa 1959], undated
Assorted advertisements, 1857, 1869, undated
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Assorted advertisements, 1857, 1869, undated
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4Ja5 [SRH1230032684] Assorted booklets and pamphlets, 1849, 1867, 1889, undated
Assorted business cards, 1886, undated
Assorted printed material, 1856, 1873, undated
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Assorted printed material, 1856, 1873, undated
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4Ja5 [SRH1230032684] Legal documents, 1800, 1838-1895, undated
Financial documents, 1832, 1842-1894, undated
Bills and receipts, 1832, 1842-1894, undated
Lumber orders, undated
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Survey plats and maps, 1850, 1879, 1897, undated
folder
OD1284 Survey plats and maps, 1850, 1879, 1897, undated
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4Ja5 [SRH1230032684] Creative works, undated
Handwritten Notes, 1868-1869, 1890, undated
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3Y80b [SRH1230028410] Photographs, [circa 1840s]-1990
Smyth Family, circa 1840-1880, circa 1917, 1965, 1989, undated
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3Y80b [SRH1230028410] Andrew F. and Emily Allen Smyth, [circa 1860s], 1989
Prints, [circa 1860s], 1989
Matted prints, [circa 1860s]
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3S61 [SRH1230027755] Negatives, 1989
[RESTRICTED]
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3Y80b [SRH1230028410] The Laura matted print, [circa 1875-1880], 1965
George W. Smyth prints, [circa 1917], undated
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3T1a [SRH1230021776] Assorted Family Members, [circa 1840s-1870s]
Cased daguerreotypes, [circa 1840s-1850s]
Cased tintypes, [circa 1856-1870s]
Seale Family, [circa 1850s]-1977
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3T1a [SRH1230021776] Grace Seale Wallace Family, [circa 1890s-1940s]
Prints, [circa 1910s-1940s]
Matted and paper-cased prints, [circa 1890s-1920s]
Tintypes, circa 1892-1895
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3Y80b [SRH1230028410] Mary Seale Horn Family, [circa 1890s-1960s]
Prints, [circa 1910s-1960s]
Matted and paper-cased prints, [circa 1890s-1920s], circa 1960-circa 1969
Esther Seale Hooks Family, [circa 1880s-1930s], 1973-1977
Prints, [circa 1880s-1930s], 1973-1977
Matted prints, [circa 1890s]
Ruth Seale, [circa 1870s], [circa 1900s-1930s]
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3Y80b [SRH1230028410] Prints, [circa 1910s-1930s]
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3Y80c [SRH1230028411] Matted and paper-cased prints, [circa 1870s], circa 1900-circa 1929
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3T1a [SRH1230021776] Tintype, [1875]
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3S61 [SRH1230027755] Negatives, undated
[RESTRICTED]
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3Y80c [SRH1230028411] Elisha D. and Nancy Smyth Seale, [circa 1860s-1900s]
Prints, [circa 1860s-1880s], circa 1900-circa 1909
Matted prints, [circa 1880s-1890s]
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3T1a [SRH1230021776] Tintypes, [circa 1870s-1880s]
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3Y80c [SRH1230028411] Lewis J. Seale Family, [circa 1910s-1940s]
Prints, [1914-1918], circa 1920-circa 1929
Matted prints, [circa 1910s-1940s]
William F. Seale Family matted prints, [circa 1890s-1900s]
Susan Seale, [circa 1879], [circa 1890s-1910s]
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3Y80c [SRH1230028411] Prints, 1907-[circa 1910s]
Matted and paper-cased prints, [circa 1890s-1910s]
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3T1a [SRH1230021776] Tintype, circa 1879
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3S61 [SRH1230027755] Negatives, undated
[RESTRICTED]
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3Y80c [SRH1230028411] Emma Seale Stevens Family, [circa 1910s-1950s]
Prints, [circa 1910s-1950s]
Matted prints, [circa 1910s]
Henry M. Seale Family, [circa 1890s], [circa 1910s-1940s]
Prints, [circa 1910s-1940s]
Matted prints, [circa 1890s], circa 1910-circa 1929
Nancy Seale Rimer matted and paper-cased prints, [circa 1900s-1920s]
Lewis P. Seale, Sr., [circa 1850s-1870s]
Prints, [circa 1850s-1870s]
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3T1a [SRH1230021776] Ambrotype, [circa 1850s]
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3Y80d [SRH1230028408] Lewis I. Seale, February 14, 1871
Prints, February 14, 1871
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3T1a [SRH1230021776] Tintype, February 14, 1871
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3Y80d [SRH1230028408] Minnie Seale Hawthorne Family, [circa 1900s-1910s], [circa 1970s]
Prints, [circa 1910s], circa 1970-circa 1979
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3S61 [SRH1230027755] Negatives, [circa 1900s]
[RESTRICTED]
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3Y80d [SRH1230028408] Minnie McCaskie Seale Family matted prints, [circa 1900s-1910s]
William Seale, Sr., matted prints, [circa 1900s-1910s]
Assorted Family Members, [circa 1870s-1950s]
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3Y80d [SRH1230028408] Prints, [circa 1890s-1940s]
Matted prints, [circa 1880s-1910s]
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3T1a [SRH1230021776] Francis Seale tintype, [circa 1870s]
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3S61 [SRH1230027755] Negatives, [circa 1950s]
[RESTRICTED]
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3Y80d [SRH1230028408] Assorted Photographs, circa 1860-circa 1949, circa 1960-circa 1969, 1989-1990
Prints, [circa 1890s-circa 1940s], [circa 1960s], 1989-1990
Matted and paper-cased prints, 1877-[circa 1930s]
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3T1a [SRH1230021776] Tintypes, [circa 1860s-1870s]
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3S61 [SRH1230027755] Negatives, [circa 1920s-1930s], undated
[RESTRICTED]
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4Ja5 [SRH1230032684] Newspapers, 1846-1925, 1942
Banner, Beaumont, TX, January 22, [?]
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Baptist, Memphis, TN, October 7, 1876, December 9, 1876-December 16, 1876, undated
Beaumont Daily Journal, Beaumont, TX, September 12, 1925 , undated
Beaumont Enterprise, Beaumont, TX, June 11, 1905, August 26, 1917
Chicago Ledger, Chicago, IL, May 25, 1892
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4Ja5 [SRH1230032684] Christian Herald and Signs of Our Times, New York City, NY, July 9, 1885-June 7, 1888
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OD1284 Civilian and Gazette, Galveston, TX, February 16, 1858, [1859]
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Corsicana Evening Chronicle, Corsicana, TX, February 16, 1898
Corsicana Observer, Corsicana, TX, February 10, 1888
East-Texas Clarion, Jasper, TX, October 29, 1859
Eureka, Woodville, TX, January 11, 1890, July 26, 1890, July 4, 1891
folder
OD1284 Galveston Daily News, Galveston, TX, April 22, 1883
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4Ja5 [SRH1230032684] Galveston News Price Current and Market Review, Galveston, TX, December 2, 1871
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Galveston Weekly News, Galveston, TX, September 2, 1856, March 27, 1860
Home and Farm, Louisville, KY, November 1, 1881, May 15, 1882, May 15, 1883
Housekeeper, TX, September 15, 1894, undated
Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX, November 29, 1917
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4Ja5 [SRH1230032684] Microcosm , 1891
Musical Million , April 1, 1878, February 1883, January 1886
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Musician's Mouthpiece, Chicago, IL, April-June 1905
National Economist, Washington, D.C., September 14-21, 1889
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4Ja5 [SRH1230032684] National Temperance Advocate, NY, January-August 1881
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] New Era, Austin, TX, February 1846
New Era, Galveston, TX, December 24, 1861
folder
OD1284 News-Boy, Jasper, TX, September 17, 1880, June 17, 1881
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Sabine Pass Times, Sabine Pass, TX, October 10, 1860
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4Ja5 [SRH1230032684] Southern Farm , undated
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Southern Statesman, Prattville, AL, December 25, 1858
Sunday School Times, Philadelphia, PE, January-March 1878, undated
Texas Baptist, Anderson, TX, January 20, 1859
Texas Baptist Herald, Houston and Dallas, TX, August 5, 1875
Texas Farmer, Dallas, TX, August 30, 1890
Texas State Gazette, Austin, TX, August 24, 1850
Times, Colmesneil, TX, November 8, 1890
Tri-Weekly State Gazette, Austin, TX, August-November 1866
Tyler County Messenger, Woodville, TX, June 23, 1906, October 7, 1911
Weekly Civilian & Gazette, Galveston, TX, December 24, 1861
Weekly News-Boy, Jasper, TX, April 10, 1889
Weekly Union, Washington, D.C., July 10, 1847
Woodville Gazette, Woodville, TX, March-July 1905
Woodville News, Woodville, TX, June 13, 1902
Unidentified, 1850-1864, 1885-1904, 1925, 1942, undated
Shipping news page, December 20, 1850
folder
OD1284 River bill, [1856]
State news, [1857]
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3S191.1 [SRH1230021911] Extraordinary Births clipping, [1858]
Hotel and Merchant Advertisements, [1860]
Civil War clipping, [1864] August
Ross, Roberts and Lubbock Declare the [Prohibition] Amendment Wrong , [1885]
Dr. John Wagley's death, [December 14, 1893]
Medical advise, [1896]
Emma Shelby's obituary, July 1904
Tyler County History review, August 30, 1925
John Harrison Seale's obituary, [March 28, 1942]
Assorted clippings, undated
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Material Culture Collection Artifacts, 1858, 1870-circa 1877, circa 1800-circa 1899
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Money Collection Confederate States of America Money, [circa 1863], undated

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