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The collection contains correspondence, financial documents, and legal documents, most related to William S. Glass's position as Receiver for the Confederate States of America District Court for the Western District of Texas. Items refer to the collection of taxes and other debts by the court. Most of the pre- and post-Civil War material is related to a particular property transaction. A letter from Thomas J. Devine discusses his potential candidacy for governor of Texas. Other names represented in the papers include J.H. McClanahan and F. Scranton.

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Civil War, lawyers, correspondence

Publication Date

2020

Glass (William S.) papers, 1852-1871

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