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Box 1

 Container

Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:

Folder 1

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Essays by Middleton B. Floyd concerning his ancestors, Thomas Beckworth Floyd, Dolphin Floyd, John W. Floyd and Joseph Boling Pate. One essay contains extracts from Pate's letters to his mother written from Vicksburg, Mississippi; Port Caddo, Marshall, Nacogdoches and Harrison County, Texas; and Caddo Parish, Louisiana describing his life as a traveling salesman.

Box 1

 Box — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Essays by Middleton B. Floyd concerning his ancestors, Thomas Beckworth Floyd, Dolphin Floyd, John W. Floyd and Joseph Boling Pate. One essay contains extracts from Pate's letters to his mother written from Vicksburg, Mississippi; Port Caddo, Marshall, Nacogdoches and Harrison County, Texas; and Caddo Parish, Louisiana describing his life as a traveling salesman.

"A Story of Some Old Letters" (typescript, 2 pages)

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 1
Scope and Contents Essays by Middleton B. Floyd concerning his ancestors, Thomas Beckworth Floyd, Dolphin Floyd, John W. Floyd and Joseph Boling Pate. One essay contains extracts from Pate's letters to his mother written from Vicksburg, Mississippi; Port Caddo, Marshall, Nacogdoches and Harrison County, Texas; and Caddo Parish, Louisiana describing his life as a traveling salesman.

"Transcript of letter written by Thomas Beckwith Floyd to the widow of his brother Dolphin Floyd and her son John W. Floyd," Troup County, Georgia (typescript, 3 pages), 6/15/1855

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 2
Scope and Contents Essays by Middleton B. Floyd concerning his ancestors, Thomas Beckworth Floyd, Dolphin Floyd, John W. Floyd and Joseph Boling Pate. One essay contains extracts from Pate's letters to his mother written from Vicksburg, Mississippi; Port Caddo, Marshall, Nacogdoches and Harrison County, Texas; and Caddo Parish, Louisiana describing his life as a traveling salesman.

"Selections from old letters and papers of Joseph Boling Pate of Harris County, Georgia which may be of interest to certain Texans and to certain Georgians, as well" (7 pages, typescript), 1855-1858

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 3
Scope and Contents Essays by Middleton B. Floyd concerning his ancestors, Thomas Beckworth Floyd, Dolphin Floyd, John W. Floyd and Joseph Boling Pate. One essay contains extracts from Pate's letters to his mother written from Vicksburg, Mississippi; Port Caddo, Marshall, Nacogdoches and Harrison County, Texas; and Caddo Parish, Louisiana describing his life as a traveling salesman.