University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Longview First National Bank Robbery Letter, 1894



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Longview First National Bank
Title: Longview First National Bank Robbery Letter
Dates: 1894
Abstract: Letter describing a bank robbery and soliciting monetary donations to defray medical costs and lost wages.
Extent: 1 letter
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

T.E. Clemmons served as cashier at Longview's First National Bank.


Scope and Contents

One letter from T.E. Clemmons, cashier at the First National Bank of Longview, Texas, to the "Bankers of the United States." The letter describes the robbery of the bank on May 23, 1894, in which one man was killed and three others were badly wounded. Clemmons solicits donations from the Bankers of the United States to help defray the medical costs and lost wages of the wounded men.


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Index Terms

Subjects
Bank robberies--Texas
Places
Longview (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Longview First National Bank Robbery Letter, 1894, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


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Inventory

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2.325/A89d Letter from T.E. Clemmons to the Bankers of the United States, May 29, 1894