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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the T. C. Neel Letter, 1861



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Neel, T. C., 1825-1863
Title: Neel, T. C., Letter
Dates: 1861
Abstract: Composed of a Photostat letter, the T. C. Neel Letter, 1861, chronicles Neel’s opinions on the war.
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in Sparta, Georgia, T. C. Neel (1825-1863) moved to Ellis County, Texas, in 1855 with his family and slaves where Neel signed the Texas Articles of Secession and served as a member of both the Texas House and Senate. During the Civil War he supported the Confederacy with money and supplies as well as serving in the government.

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Scope and Contents

Composed of a Photostat letter, the T. C. Neel Letter, 1861, chronicles Neel’s opinions on the Civil War. Written from Austin to his wife, Willia Latimer Neel, the letter discusses the Confederacy’s prospects in the war, the indomitable spirit of the South, and economic matters.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Neel, T. C., 1825-1863 -- Archives
Subjects
Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

T. C. Neel Letter, 1861, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2E422 T. C. Neel Letter, 1861

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