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William A. Droddy Diary

 Collection
Identifier: A-0072
Scope and Contents Droddy’s diary begins on May 17th, 1846 at Little Cow Creek in Jasper (now Newton) County. From there, he goes to muster in Jasper, but having missed the company, fellows them to Bevilport. From there, they take a boat down the Neches River to Beaumont, and from there, they travel to Galveston, Port Isabel, then up the Rio Grande as far north as Camargo. It concludes September 2nd, 1846. The diary relates mainly camp experiences: hunting, gambling, singing, drinking, election of...

William W. Arnett Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: A-0142
Scope and Contents These reminiscences are of people and events encountered during Arnett's early years and travels to and in Texas and his life there until 1848. At the end of the volume are some typescripts of letters written in 1879 and 1880 and genealogical material.