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Gaskell Letters of Courtship.pdf
This excerpt of pages 248-253 of Gaskell's Compendium of Forms, Social, Educational, Legal & Commercial (1882) provides letter templates for "Letters of Love and Courtship."

Gaskell Notes of Compliment.pdf
This excerpt of page 254-259 of Gaskell's Compendium of Forms, Social, Educational, Legal & Commercial (1882) provides templates for "Notes of Ceremony and Compliment."

Gaskell Notes of Invitation.pdf
This excerpt of pages 262-265 of Gaskell's Compendium of Forms, Social, Educational, Legal & Commercial (1882) provides templates for "Notes of Invitation."

Tower Environmental Speech.pdf
This is a speech given by Tower in which he espouses the importance of environmental protection and renewable energy sources. Tower emphasizes his belief that the path to addressing problems of pollution lies not in the rejection of technology, but…

Tower National Health Insurance Speech.pdf
In this presidential campaign speech, Tower outlines his views on government-issued national health coverage — Tower is strongly opposed. Tower focuses on the need for individuals to choose their own care providers, expresses fears over the the…

Tower Statement to Mexican-Americans.pdf
A 1972 outline of a proposed speech in which Tower would describe his plans to facilitate greater equality for Mexican-Americans in Texas. Tower would argue for the necessity of bilingual education, increased affirmative action legislation, and the…

Tower Response to Attacks.pdf
An excerpt from a Tower speech in which he addresses an unnamed political opponent, accusing this opponent of relying on ad hominem attacks, particularly in regard to Tower's voting against the continued funding of the Senate Select Committee on…

Giddings Letter to Uncle Clint.pdf
A letter from William Giddings to his uncle Clint dating to Giddings' days as a student. Giddings details recent events, including his attendance of a picnic, his recent poor marks in German, and his newfound goal of becoming a lawyer.

Plan para el mejor arreglo de la administracion de justicia en Texas (compressed).pdf
An 1834 bilingual decree issued in the state of Texas y Coahuila, outlining laws for the appointment of constables, sheriffs, judges, and juries and delimiting the powers of each. The document also describes proper trial procedures, various appeals…

Letter From W.A. Shaw.pdf
A letter from W.A. Shaw, a Methodist journalist, writing to J.D. Giddings' son-in-law, Heber Stone. Stone served on Southwestern University's Board of Trustees, and as such Shaw thought him to be the right man to contact about objections to the…
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