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Watt Family Collection

Identifier: A-0285
This collection contains personal letters between Mary Watt and her brother Thomas Kerr as well as between Andrew Watt and his aunt. There are also Dr. Watt’s copies of prescriptions and receipts for the treatment of various patients. There are numerous business receipts and ledgers from Andrew Watt’s business dealings as well as tax documents.


  • 1830-1880

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.


0.50 Cubic Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

Robert Watt was a doctor in Marshall County, Mississippi. He was married to Mary Kerr Watt. They had at least one son, Andrew Watt who was a cotton farmer. Little else is known about this family.


This collection is described in eight folders and housed in one clamshell box.
Guide to the Watt Family Collection
Allison Grimes

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository