A Guide to the W. C. Tully Letter, 1855
W. C. Tully was a resident of Moulton, Gonzales County, Texas, in the mid 19th century. A member of the Native American Party, Tully also created Tully’s Liniment, a remedy for common maladies including screwworm, bed bugs, corns, burns, wounds, and fistula. He had a brother, H. P. Tully, who lived in Mt. Carmel, Fleming County, Kentucky.
Source: W. C. Tully Letter, 1855, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.
The W. C. Tully Letter, 1855, contains a four-page letter and a three-page typed transcript of the letter from W. C. Tully to his brother, H. P. Tully. The letter expresses Tully’s concern at not hearing from his brother in some time and mentions the death of their father and the birth of Tully’s son. Additionally, in the letter Tully requests a shipment of his brother’s crops from Kentucky and conveys the many uses for Tully’s Liniment.
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W. C. Tully Letter, 1855, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.
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