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    [Jefferson Davis] Documents and Letters Relating to the Davis Relief and Monument Fund. Containing three documents (each with lists of individuals and their contributions from various Texas towns) and two letters (from McKinney [April 1890] and Corsicana [February 1890]) also conveying contribution figures for the former Confederate president's memorial funds.

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    The two documents are headed, "Roll of Names of Persons Contributing to the Davis Relief and Monument Fund." The other is headed, "United Confederate Veterans." After the Civil War, Jefferson Davis was offered a homestead and invited to move to Texas. He turned that offer down, as well as a later offer to become the president of the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College. He died in 1889.

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    October, 2010
    23rd Saturday
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