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Native Texan Samuel Jefferson Whitsett (1852-1901) joined his father in raising sheep and cattle on the family ranch in DeWitt County after the Civil War. Whitsett eventually owned land and ranched in Atascosa County before relocating to Floresville in Wilson County.

The collection contains correspondence, financial documents, records related to cattle and other livestock, land records, and other items associated with the business activities of Samuel J. Whitsett and family members.


Cattle trade, Ranchers Texas, Correspondence, Financial records

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Whitsett (Samuel J.) Family Papers,  1841, 1870-1906



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