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Brothers Benjamin S. and Thomas W. Grayson came to Texas from South Carolina in the early 1830s, engaging in the shipping business on arrival. Benjamin Grayson was involved in other business activities before relocating to Mexico in the 1840s, shipping supplies to California in the early months of the gold rush. Thomas Grayson established ranches in several locations before settling in Bexar County.

Correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, and research material provide information on the business activities of several family members. The bulk of the material is associated with Benjamin S. and Thomas Wigg Grayson and their sister Elizabeth Mary Grayson.

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Businessmen Texas, Businessmen Mexico, Ranchers, Family papers

Publication Date

2020

Grayson Family Papers, 1835-1959

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