Chesley, Hervey E Jr 1967-06-27

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Hervey Chesley recounts the early history of Hamilton, Texas, and its settlers.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Hervey E. Chesley, Jr.

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Date: June 27, 1967

Location: Hamilton, Texas

Interviewer: Geraldine Hampton

Length: 55 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Home used as stagecoach sop, Family coming to Texas, Father a cattleman, Hogg brothers, Thomas Emmett, Windmill story, Father's law background, The White family, Captain Saxon, Squire Simpson Lloyd, Judge Green H. Judson, School teacher, Judge Calhoun, Perry family, Hamilton College, Saloon ledger, Sad Williams Saloon, Pearson family, Hotel - 1876, Indians, Cowhouse Creek, Warring Creek, Animosity between cattlemen and sheep raisers

Tape 1, Side 2: Sheep - cattle conflict, Annual May picnic, Mr. Durham, teacher, Durham's second marriage, Music class, James Monroe Rice, merchant, School principal

Range Dates: 1876-1967

Bulk Dates: 1876-1967

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