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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Henry Lee Lathrop Papers, 1880-1928

Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo

A Guide to the Henry Lee Lathrop Papers, 1880-1928



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lathrop, Henry Lee, 1849-1943
Title: Henry Lee Lathrop Papers
Dates: 1880-1928
Creator Abstract: A native of Connecticut, Henry Lee Lathrop (1849-1943) resided in Fort Worth and San Antonio, Texas.
Content Abstract: The Henry Lee Lathrop Papers contain land records, letters, and tax receipts. Included are deeds to property in Tarrant County and tax receipts for property in Tarrant County and Fort Worth. Letters include two from J. M. O. Menard of Galveston concerning the flag used by Texans at the Battle of San Jacinto.
Identification: Doc 5193
Extent: 31 items (8 folders)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas

Biographical Note

The son of Daniel and Desire Lee Lathrop, Henry Lee Lathrop was born in Norwich, Connecticut, on 1849 November 21. By 1860, he and his family had moved to Silver Creek in Chautauqua County, New York. Lathrop first appears in Texas in the 1880 census, residing in the Wise County town of Aurora. By 1900, he was living and working as a hardware dealer in Fort Worth. Lathrop eventually moved to San Antonio, where he died on 1943 October 3.

Henry Lathrop married Celia Washburn (1848-1930) around 1875. The couple had three children: Walter Washburn (born 1878), Alice Washburn (1880-1973), and a third child who died as a baby.

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Scope and Content Note

The Henry Lee Lathrop Papers contain land records, letters, and tax receipts. Included are deeds to property in Tarrant County and tax receipts for property in Tarrant County and Fort Worth. Letters include two from J. M. O. Menard of Galveston concerning the flag used by Texans at the Battle of San Jacinto.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

No restrictions. The collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Please be advised that the library does not hold the copyright to most of the material in its archival collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to secure those rights when needed. Permission to reproduce does not constitute permission to publish. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of copyright, literary property rights, and libel.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Lathrop, H. L.
Menard, J. M. O. (Joseph Mary Odin), b. 1846.
Subjects
Flags--Texas.
San Jacinto, Battle of, Tex., 1836.
Locations
Tarrant County (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Genres/Formats
Personal papers.
Correspondence.
Property records.
Receipts.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Henry Lee Lathrop Papers, 1880-1928, Doc 5193, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Alice Washburn Lathrop, 1964 August.

Processing Information

Processed by Warren Stricker, 1997 June.

Finding aid edited and encoded by Tom D'Amore, 2011 July.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Henry Lee Lathrop Papers, 1880-1928

Land records, 1880-1894
Folder
1 Bond: J. P. Smith to H. L. Lathrop, Tarrant County, Texas, 1880 December 22.
Folder
2 Deed: J. P. Smith to George G. Washburn, 1881 January 25.
Folder
3 Deed: George G. Washburn to H. L. Lathrop, Fort Worth, Texas, 1882 November 17.
Folder
4 Deed: H. C. Gilbert to H. L. Lathrop, Smithfield, Texas, 1894 September 28.
Correspondence, 1889-1928
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5 Letter: J. M. O. Menard, Galveston, Texas, to Mrs. H. L. Lathrop, Fort Worth, Texas, 1889 May 25.
Folder
6 Letter: J. M. O. Menard, Galveston, Texas, to Mrs. H. L. Lathrop, Fort Worth, Texas, 1904 March 28.
Folder
7 Letter: Hand and Quinn, Racine, Wisconsin, to Henry Lee Lathrop, San Antonio, Texas, 1928 May 10.
Folder
8 Tax receipts: Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Texas, 24 items, 1880-1905.

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